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    Sale 12245

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    7 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 212

    GEORGE BRECHT (1925-2008)

    Exhibit 47, From Book of the Tumbler on Fire

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    GEORGE BRECHT (1925-2008)
    Exhibit 47, From Book of the Tumbler on Fire
    signed and titled ‘EXHIBIT 47 George Brecht’ (on a label affixed to the reverse)
    thread, beads, glass, metal comb and photographic paper on cotton in glass faced cardboard box
    12 ¼ x 8 ¼in. (31 x 20.9cm.)
    Executed in 1965


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    Provenance

    John Gibson Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1972.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Deurle, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Verzameling Roger en Hilda Matthys-Colle, 2007, p. 139 (illustrated, p. 40).