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Tanktotem VIII

David Smith-Tanktotem VIII-1960

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Tanktotem VIII
Size:
201.9 x 73.7 x 29.2 cm
Medium :
Painted steel
Creation Year:
1960
Marks
Incised with artist's signature, title and date 'David Smith Tnk VIII 8 14 1960' (on the base)
Category :
Sculpture
Provenance :
Collection of the artistEstate of the artist; Marlborough Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Mountainville, Storm King Art Center, The Fields of David Smith (Part III), May-November 1999, p. 142; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Paris, Centre Pompidou, Musee national d'art moderne and London, Tate Modern, David Smith: a Centennial, February 2006-January 2007, pp. 325, 327 and 448, no. 84 (illustrated in color)

Christie’s New York

Date:
2015-11-10
Lot Number :
8
Low Estimate :
$2,000,000[+110%]*
High Estimate :
$3,000,000[+40%]*
Hammer Price :
$4,200,000
Sold For :
$4,869,000*