Untitled (Soap Bubble Set Night Skies Series)
Artwork: Untitled (Soap Bubble Set Night Skies Series)
Size: 24.1 x 36.1 x 9.5 cm
Medium: Wood box construction-glass, cork, nails, clay pipe, metal, velvet, printed paper collage and paint
Creation year: 1950
Marks: Signed 'Joseph Cornell' (on a paper label affixed to the reverse)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Executed circa 1950
Provenance: Daniel Varenne, Paris, acquired directly from the artist; C&M; Arts, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1994
Exhibition history: Turin, Galleria Galatea, Joseph Cornell, October-November 1971, p. 8 (illustrated); Munich, Haus der Kunst and Paris, Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Le Surrealisme, March-September 1972, p. 59, no. 75 (illustrated).

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-05-16
Lot Number: 706
Low Estimate: $150000 [-19%]
High Estimate: $200000 [-40%]
Hammer Price: $120000
Sold For: $150000