Four Soldiers

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork: Four Soldiers
Size: 63.5 x 147.9 x 32.4 cm
Medium: Steel
Creation year: 1951
Marks: Incised 'David Smith' and dated '1950-51' and inscribed 'G' on steel plate welded to the base
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Executed in 1950-51
Provenance: Estate of the artist; Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London; Hon. Michael Astor, London (acquired in 1969); Hon. Mrs. Michael Astor, London (by descent from the above and sold: Christie's, New York, May 1981, lot 19); Acquired at the above sale by A. Alfred Taubman
Exhibition history: Bennington, Bennington College Art Gallery, David Smith, November 17-25, 1951, no. 3; Williamstown, Lawrence Art Museum, Williams College, December 1-19, 1951; New York, Willard/Kleeman Galleries, David Smith: Sculpture and Drawing, April 1-26, 1952, no. 1, illustrated in the catalogue; New York, Saidenberg Gallery, January 1953; Southfield, Michigan, Lawrence Technological University, Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. A. Alfred Taubman, April 20-21, 2013, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2015-11-04
Lot Number: 34
Low Estimate: $2000000 [-5%]
High Estimate: $3000000 [-36%]
Hammer Price: $1900000
Sold For: $2290000