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    Sale 2048

    Post-War & Contemporary Evening Sale

    12 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 59

    Robert Smithson (1938-1973)

    Nonsite Petrified Coral with Mirrors

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    Robert Smithson (1938-1973)
    Nonsite Petrified Coral with Mirrors
    petrified coral limestone collected in Sanibel Island and three mirrors
    31 x 31 x 31 in. (78.7 x 78.7 x 78.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1971. This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.


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    Provenance

    James Cohan Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Minneapolis, Walker Art Center (on extended loan).