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    Sale 1998

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 236

    Jim Dine (b. 1935)

    Plant Becomes a Fan

    Price Realised  

    Jim Dine (b. 1935)
    Plant Becomes a Fan
    signed and lettered 'Jim Dine L' (on the base) and cast with signature and date 'Jim Dine 1963-73' (on the base of the fifth element)
    five elements--cast aluminum
    heights: variable from 26 to 28 in. (66 to 71 cm.)
    Executed in 1963-1973. This work is verson "L" from an edition of 26 lettered consecutively "A" to "Z".


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    Provenance

    The Pace Gallery, New York
    The Manilow Collection, Chicago
    Their sale; Christie's, New York, 8 Novebmer 1989, lot 330
    Acquired at the above sale by the previous owner
    Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 16 November 2006, lot 240
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


    Literature

    D. Shapiro, Jim Dine: Painting What One Is, New York, 1981, no. 141 (another cast illustrated).
    M. Livingston, Jim Dine: The Alchemy of Images, New York, 1998, p. 135 (another cast illustrated).