• Sale 1725

    Post War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale

    15 November 2006, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 10

    Sol LeWitt (B. 1928)

    Wall Floor Piece #1

    Price Realised  

    Sol LeWitt (B. 1928)
    Wall Floor Piece #1
    signed 'Lewitt' (in graphite on the underside)
    painted wood
    43¼ x 43¼ x 43¼ in. (109.9 x 109.9 x 109.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1976.


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    Installation view of Sol LeWitt: Structures, John Weber Gallery, New York, 1977. Photo by John A. Ferrari.

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    Provenance

    John Weber Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1977


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private Collection





    Sol LeWitt in his studio, New York, circa 1964. © 2006 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

    Sol LeWitt's studio, New York 1970. Photo by Gianfranco Gorgoni.

    Page from the plate section of Camilla Gray, The Great Experiment: Russian Art 1863-1922 (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1962.)

    Sol LeWitt, CUBE STRUCTURES BASED ON NINE MODULES, 1976-77. (These structures were made by K. Miyamoto, A. Hagihara, J. Tsuji, M. Harvey, and others.) © 2006 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.


    Literature

    Sol LeWitt, exh. cat., The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1978, p. 68, no. 108 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, John Weber Gallery, Sol LeWitt: Structures, March, 1977.
    New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Sol LeWitt, February-April 1978, p. 44, no. 107-109 (illustrated).