12 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,625
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
Louise Nevelson (1899-1988)
signed, numbered and dated 'NEVELSON 68. AP V' (on the reverse)
bronze with brown patina mounted on Plexiglas base
sculpture: 4 x 2½ x 1 in. (10.1 x 6.3 x 2.5 cm.)
overall: 7 x 2¾ x 2 in. (17.7 x 6.9 x 5 cm.)
Executed in 1968. This work is an artist's proof.
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