Untitled [Dovecote]
Artwork: Untitled [Dovecote]
Size: 42.9 x 29.8 x 8.3 cm
Medium: Wood box construction--glass, metal and painted wood
Creation year: 1952
Marks: Signed and dated 'Joseph Cornell 1952' (on a paper label affixed to the reverse)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: Stable Gallery, New York; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Maremont, Winnetka; Their sale; Sotheby Park Bernet, Inc., New York, 1 May 1974, lot 39; Pace Gallery, New York; Galerie Daniel Varenne, Paris; The Schulhof Collection, 1975; Their sale; Christie's, New York, 15 November 2012, lot 193; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Art Institute of Chicago, 63rd American Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, December 1959-January 1960; Illinois Institute of Technology, Maremont Collection, April 1961, no. 139 (illustrated); New York, Museum of Modern Art, The Art of Assemblage, October-November 1961, no. 52; Seattle, World's Fair and Waltham, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Art since 1959, U.S.A., April-November 1962; Washington, D.C., Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Treasures of 20th Century Art from the Maremont Collection, April-May 1964, no. 165 (illustrated); New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Joseph Cornell, May-June 1967, p. 38 (illustrated); New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, 200 Years of American Sculpture, March-September 1976, pp. 165 and 339 (illustrated)

Christie's New York

Date: 2016-11-16
Lot Number: 261