• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2312

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper Featuring Property from the Collection of Mrs Sidney F. Brody

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 153

    George Rickey (1907-2002)

    Four Lines Horizontal Var. I

    Price Realised  

    George Rickey (1907-2002)
    Four Lines Horizontal Var. I
    signed and dated 'Rickey '64' (on the base)
    kinetic sculpture--stainless steel
    Maximum height: 41¾ in. (106 cm.)
    Maximum width: 37 in. (93.9 cm.)
    Depth: 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.)
    Executed in 1964; unique


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    Provenance

    Michael Tollemache Ltd., London.
    Acquired from the above by Mr. and Mrs. Sidney F. Brody, October 1969.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the following exhibition history:
    Museé de Tel Aviv, Art et Mouvement, May-June 1965, no. 62 (illustrated).
    Modern Art Museum München, 12 Führende Moderne Künstler, October-November 1968, no. 14 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Museé de Tel Aviv, Art et Mouvement, May-June 1965, no. 62 (illustrated).
    Modern Art Museum München, 12 Führende Moderne Künstler, October-November 1968, no. 14 (illustrated).