• First Open | Post-War and Cont auction at Christies

    Sale 12123

    First Open | Post-War and Contemporary Art | NY

    28 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 156

    Saul Steinberg (1914-1999)

    Speech Table

    Price Realised  

    Saul Steinberg (1914-1999)
    Speech Table
    signed and dated 'STEINBERG 1972' (lower center); signed again, titled and dated again 'SAUL STEINBERG SPEECH TABLE 1972' (on the reverse)
    graphite, color pencil and carved wood collage on panel
    19 7/8 x 26 x 1 in. (50.4 x 66 x 2.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1972.


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    Provenance

    Betty Parsons Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Exhibited

    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Washington, D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; London, Serpentine Gallery and Saint-Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght, Saul Steinberg, 1978-79, p. 162, no. 212 (illustrated).