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Four Soldiers

David Smith-Four Soldiers-1951

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Four Soldiers
Size:
63.5 x 147.9 x 32.4 cm
Medium :
Steel
Creation Year:
1951
Marks
Incised 'David Smith' and dated '1950-51' and inscribed 'G' on steel plate welded to the base
Category :
Sculpture
Artwork Details :
Executed in 1950-51
Provenance :
Estate of the artist; Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London; Hon. Michael Astor, London (acquired in 1969); Hon. Mrs. Michael Astor, London (by descent from the above and sold: Christie's, New York, May 1981, lot 19); Acquired at the above sale by A. Alfred Taubman
Exhibition History :
Bennington, Bennington College Art Gallery, David Smith, November 17-25, 1951, no. 3; Williamstown, Lawrence Art Museum, Williams College, December 1-19, 1951; New York, Willard/Kleeman Galleries, David Smith: Sculpture and Drawing, April 1-26, 1952, no. 1, illustrated in the catalogue; New York, Saidenberg Gallery, January 1953; Southfield, Michigan, Lawrence Technological University, Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. A. Alfred Taubman, April 20-21, 2013, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2015-11-04
Lot Number :
34
Low Estimate :
$2,000,000[-5%]*
High Estimate :
$3,000,000[-37%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,900,000
Sold For :
$2,290,000*