incised with the date 1989 and number 2/4 on the underside of the sculpture
70 by 80 by 30 in. 177.8 by 203.2 by 76.2 cm.
Executed in 1989, this work is number 2 from an edition of 4.
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Waddington Galleries, London
Blum Helman Gallery, New York
Sotheby's, New York, 6 May 1992, Lot 28
Private Collection, United States
Christies, New York, 13 November 2014, Lot 284
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
London, Waddington Galleries, Joel Shapiro, October 1989, pp. 14-15, illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
Varberg, Museet i Varberg; and Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Joel Shapiro: Skulptur & Grafik, 1985-1990, September 1990 - February 1991, n.p., illustrated (another example exhibited)
Baltimore Museum of Art; Des Moines Art Center; and Miami, Center for the Fine Arts, Joel Shapiro: Tracing the Figure, August 1990 - June 1991, cat. no. 1, n.p., illustrated in color (another example exhibited)
Robert Hughes, "Sculpture of the Absurd," Time, 1 October 1990, pp. 100-102, illustrated