Untitled [Yellow Bird Habitat]
Artwork: Untitled [Yellow Bird Habitat]
Size: 32.7 x 21.3 x 12.7 cm
Medium: Illuminated wood box construction--glass, wood, wood shavings, paint, plastic, metal and artificial bird
Creation year: 1958
Marks: Signed, signed with the artist's initials and inscribed 'For the mother and the father of the young lady in blue 6/20/66 J.C. Joseph Cornell' (on a paper label affixed to the reverse)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Created circa 1958
Provenance: Private collection, Flushing, acquired directly from the artist, 1966; Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 15 May 1980, lot 512; Frederick J. Weisman, Los Angeles; Anon. sale; Sotheby's, London, 11 November 1986, lot 7; Private collection, Japan; Private collection, 1995; Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 12 November 2008, lot 105; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner

Christie's New York

Date: 2016-11-16
Lot Number: 265