Agricola XIII

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork: Agricola XIII
Size: 90.2 x 109.2 x 30.5 cm
Medium: Steel and stainless steel
Creation year: 1953
Marks: Incised with artist's signature, title and date 'David Smith 2/14/53/ AGRICOLA XIII ARK' (on the base)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: Collection of the artist; Fine Arts Associates, New York; Lee A. Ault, New York, 1957; His sale; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 11 December 1963, lot 33; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Tel Aviv Museum of Art, David Smith: Paintings, Sculptures and Medals, November 1999-February 2000, pp. 53, 158, 196 and 199, no. 36 (illustrated in color); Indianapolis Museum of Art and New Orleans Museum of Art, Crossroads of American Sculpture: David Smith, George Rickey, John Chamberlain, Robert Indiana, William T. Wiley, Bruce Nauman, October 2000-September 2001, p. 89 (illustrated in color); New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Paris, Centre Pompidou, Musee national d'art moderne and London, Tate Modern, David Smith: a Centennial, February 2006-January 2007, pp. 317-318, no. 64 (illustrated in color)

Christie's New York

Date: 2015-11-10
Lot Number: 3
Low Estimate: $2500000 [+100%]
High Estimate: $3500000 [+42%]
Hammer Price: $5000000
Sold For: $5765000