• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5885

    20th Century British Art

    23 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 61

    Robert Adams (1917-1984)

    Fissure

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Robert Adams (1917-1984)
    Fissure
    signed, dated and numbered 'ADAMS/1973 4/6' (on the underside)
    bronze with a brown and polished patina
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) high
    Cast in an edition of 6 and an artist's cast.


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    The present work is recorded by the artist as Opus 352.
    Sold with the original receipt.

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    with Gimpel Fils, London, where purchased by the present owner, July 1974.


    Literature

    A. Grieve, The Sculpture of Robert Adams, London, 1992, pp. 126, 233, no. 619, another cast illustrated.