14 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 67,000
Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000
Tony Smith (1912-1980)
stamped with signature, number and date 'T. Smith 1970 1/6' (on the side of the base)
cast bronze with black patina
7 x 55 x 55 in. (17.8 x 139.7 x 139.7 cm.)
Conceived in 1970, cast in 2005. This work is number one from an edition of six and one artist proof.
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This work was cast from the original large plywood mock-up of the same name. The original wood Eighty-One More was exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1971 and has since been destroyed.
The Estate of Tony Smith, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
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