Le Petit Musee
Artwork: Le Petit Musee
Size: 10.7 x 31.7 x 20.9 cm
Medium: Antique green velvet-lined wooden box, glass, glass marbles, coral, thread, sponge, wood and printed paper
Creation year: 1942
Marks: Signed 'Joseph Cornell' (on the underside)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Executed circa 1942
Provenance: Frederick R. Weisman, Los Angeles; Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1975
Exhibition history: Pasadena Art Museum, An Exhibition of Works by Joseph Cornell, December 1966-February 1967, pp. 37 and 62, no. 23 (illustrated); Art Institute of Chicago, The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Joseph Cornell Collection, June 1983-October 1989, no. 7 (on loan)

Christie's New York

Date: 2015-11-11
Lot Number: 251
Low Estimate: $200000
High Estimate: $300000
Hammer Price: Not Sold