Model For A Sculpture In Rotterdam (Final Model For Bijenkorf Construction, Rotterdam)
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Artist: Naum Gabo
Artwork: Model For A Sculpture In Rotterdam (Final Model For Bijenkorf Construction, Rotterdam)
Size: height (not including base): 153.5 cm
Medium: Painted brass, copper and steel on a bronze base
Creation year: 1955
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : This work is unique
Provenance: N.V. Kononklijke Bijenkorf Beheer KBB, Amsterdam (commissioned from the artist in October 1955. Sold: Sotheby’s, London, 25th June 1985, lot 57); Purchased at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Kassel, Fridericianum Museum, Documenta ’59. Kunst nach 1945. Internationale Ausstellung, 1959, no. 3; Vienna, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Kunst von 1900 bis Heute, 1962, no. 206, illustrated in the catalogue; London, The Tate Gallery, Naum Gabo: Sixty Years of Constructivism, 1987; Oxford, Museum of Modern Art; Newcastle, Hatton Gallery; Hull, Ferens Art Gallery; Manchester, Manchester City Art Gallery; Birmingham, Birmingham City Art Gallery & Glasgow, Glasgow Art Gallery & Museum, Naum Gabo: The Constructive Idea: Sculpture, Drawings, Paintings, Monoprints, 1987-88, no. 29 (with incorrect measurements)

Sotheby's London

Date: 2017-03-01
Lot Number: 4