Six Drawings: straight lines, approximately one inch long
Artwork: Six Drawings: straight lines, approximately one inch long
Size: each: 43.1 x 53.3 cm
Medium: Ink on paper (Six elements)
Creation year: 1970
Marks: Each signed, titled and dated: (i) 'Straight lines, approximately one inch long, drawn horizontally and vertically, at random, within a rectangle. September 24, 1970 Sol Lewitt' (lower left); (ii) 'Straight lines, approximately one inch long, drawn diagonally left to right and diagonally right to left, at random, within a rectangle. September 30, 1970 Sol Lewitt' (lower left); (iii) 'Straight lines, approximately one inch long, drawn horizontally, and diagonally left to right, at random within a rectangle Sept 25, 1970 Sol Lewitt' (lower left); (iv) 'Straight lines approximately one inch long, drawn horizontally and diagonally right to left, at random, within a rectangle Sept 26, 1970 Sol Lewitt' (lower left) (v) 'Straight lines, approximately one inch long, drawn vertically and diagonally left to right at random within a rectangle September 27, 1970 Sol Lewitt' (lower left); (vi) 'Straight lines, approximately one inch long, drawn vertically and diagonally right to left, at random, within a rectangle. September 28, 1970
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Set of 6
Provenance: John Weber Gallery, New York; The Dunkelman Gallery, Toronto, 1971; Private collection, Michigan; Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 11 November 1993, lot 118; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Museum of Modern Art; Montreal, Museum of Contemporary Art; Champaign, Krannert Museum of Art, University of Illinois; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art and La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, Sol LeWitt, February 1978-August 1979, no. 67

Christie's New York

Date: 2016-11-16
Lot Number: 445