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    Sale 1970

    Post-War And Contemporary First Open

    1 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 238

    Robert Smithson (1938-1973)

    Regretful Murmur

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    Robert Smithson (1938-1973)
    Regretful Murmur
    signed and dated 'R SMITHSON 61' (lower left); signed again and titled 'REGRETFUL MURMUR SMITHSON' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    13 x 8½ in. (33 x 21.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1961.


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    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist
    George Lester, Connecticut and Rome
    By descent to the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    Robert Smithson: From the Archives of the Galleria George Lester, Rome


    Exhibited

    London, Marlene Eleini Gallery, Robert Smithson: Early Works, March-May 1988.