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Sacrifice

David Smith-Sacrifice-1950

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Sacrifice
Size:
80 x 43.2 x 50.2 cm
Medium :
Painted steel
Creation Year:
1950
Marks
Inscribed with the artist's signature and dated '1950' on the base
Category :
Sculpture
Provenance :
Estate of the Artist; Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Inc., New York; Acquired by the present owner from the previous in 1969
Exhibition History :
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou; London, Tate Modern, David Smith: A Centennial, February 2006 - January 2007, cat. no. 49, pl. 49, n. p., illustrated; p. 303, illustrated (at Bolton Landing circa 1960), and pp. 13 and 304 (text) (New York) and cat. no. 21, pl. 21, p. 132, illustrated in color; fig. 63, p. 133, illustrated (at Bolton Landing); fig. 65, p. 135, illustrated (at Bolton Landing with sketchbook studies) and p. 305, illustrated (Paris)

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2015-11-11
Lot Number :
23
Low Estimate :
$1,500,000[+20%]*
High Estimate :
$2,000,000[-10%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,800,000
Sold For :
$2,170,000*