• 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 114

    George Rickey (1907-2002)

    Weathervane

    Price Realised  

    George Rickey (1907-2002)
    Weathervane
    signed, dated and inscribed 'for Nan Rickey 1977' (on the arm); signed and dated 'Rickey 1977' (on the base)
    stainless steel
    24 1/2 x 36 x 4 in. (62.2 x 91.4 x 10.1 cm.)
    Executed in 1977. This work is a trial proof aside from an edition of forty-seven plus ten with Roman numerals and three commissioned examples.


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, 1977


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NAN ROSENTHAL AND HENRY B CORTESI