Tanktotem VIII

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork: Tanktotem VIII
Size: 201.9 x 73.7 x 29.2 cm
Medium: Painted steel
Creation year: 1960
Marks: Incised with artist's signature, title and date 'David Smith Tnk VIII 8 14 1960' (on the base)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: Collection of the artistEstate of the artist; Marlborough Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Mountainville, Storm King Art Center, The Fields of David Smith (Part III), May-November 1999, p. 142; 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. 325, 327 and 448, no. 84 (illustrated in color)

Christie's New York

Date: 2015-11-10
Lot Number: 8
Low Estimate: $2000000 [+110%]
High Estimate: $3000000 [+39%]
Hammer Price: $4200000
Sold For: $4869000