Sculpture In The Form Of A Trowel Stuck In The Ground - Model
Artwork: Sculpture In The Form Of A Trowel Stuck In The Ground - Model
Size: overall: 111.8 x 76.2 x 61.3 cm
Medium: Lacquer on wood, in two parts
Creation year: 1970
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Executed in 1969-1970
Provenance: Oberlin College, Ohio, acquired directly from the artist; Gilman Paper Company, Gilman, Vermont; Their sale; Christie's, New York, 5 May 1987, lot 39; Marcia and Frederick Weisman, Los Angeles; By descent from the previous to the late owner
Exhibition history: Pasadena Art Museum; University of California, Berkeley, University Art Museum; Kansas City, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Mary Atkins Museum of Fine Arts; Fort Worth Art Center Museum; Des Moines Art Center and The Art Institute of Chicago, Claes Oldenburg: Object Into Monument, December 1971-February 1973, p. 125 (illustrated); New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Art at Work: Recent Art from Corporate Collections, March-April 1978, no. 32; Pullman, Washington State University Museum of Art, Art & Context: The '50s and '60s, September-December 2006, pp. 76-77 (illustrated).

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-14
Lot Number: 646
Low Estimate: $120000 [+83%]
High Estimate: $180000 [+22%]
Hammer Price: $220000
Sold For: $275000