Artwork: Nutcracker
Size: 115.6 x 110.5 x 81.3 cm
Medium: Painted and chromium-plated steel
Creation year: 1958
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: The artist; Martha Jackson Gallery, New York (acquired from the previous in 1960); Allan Stone, New York (acquired by exchange with the previous in 1963); Sotheby's, New York, May 9, 2011, Lot 9 (consigned by the previous); Acquired by the present owner from the previous
Exhibition history: New York, Martha Jackson Gallery, New Forms - New Media I, June 1960; New York, Martha Jackson Gallery, New Forms - New Media II, September - October 1960, n.p., illustrated (installed in Martha Jackson Gallery, 1960), no. 14, illustrated; New York, Allan Stone Gallery, Mallary, Chamberlain, Cesar, Anderson, October 1963; Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Sculpture by John Chamberlain, January 1967; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, John Chamberlain: A Retrospective Exhibition, December 1971 - February 1972, p. 25, no. 6, illustrated; New York, Allan Stone Gallery, John Chamberlain: Early Works, October - December 2003, pp. 2-3, illustrated (in installation at Allan Stone Gallery, New York, 1963), pp. 40-41, no. 20, illustrated in color, and illustrated in color on the cover (detail); Chapel Hill, Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art, September 2008 - January 2009, p. 31, illustrated in color; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; and Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, John Chamberlain: Choices, February 2012 - September 2013, p. 196, illustrated (in installation at Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, 1960) ; New York, Mnuchin Gallery, Chamberlain/De Kooning, November 2016 - January 2017, p. 47, illustrated in color, and p. 60, no. 10, illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2018-05-16
Lot Number: 13