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Naum Gabo (1890-1977)
Property from the Collection of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson
Naum Gabo (1890-1977)

Linear Construction in Space No. 1

Details
Naum Gabo (1890-1977)
Linear Construction in Space No. 1
signed with monogram and signed 'Gabo' (on the edges); bears signatures
Perspex with nylon monofilament
height (without base):12 ¼ in. (30.9 cm.)
width: 12 ¼ in. (31 cm.)
Executed by 1965. This work is unique.
Provenance
Marlborough Gallery, Inc., New York, acquired directly from the artist, 1969
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1974
Literature
E.H. Ramsden, Sculpture: Theme and Variations, London, 1953, p. 45, pl. 101 (another version illustrated).
K. Saltmarche, “Notes on Special Exhibitions: Sculpture in Our Time,” The Art Quarterly, vol. XXII, no. 4, Winter 1959, p. 352 (another version referenced).
“The Hirshhorn Approach,” Time, vol. LXXX, 5 October 1962, p. 77.
E.B. Feldman, Art as Image and Idea, Englewood Cliffs, 1967, p. 363 (another version illustrated).
W.H. Hale, The World of Rodin, 1840-1917, New York, 1969, p. 184 (another version illustrated).
J. Clapp, Sculpture Index, vol. 2, New Jersey, 1970, p. 411.
E.B. Feldman, Varieties of Visual Experience, New York, 1972, p. 344 (another version illustrated).
C. Sanderson and C. Lodder, Naum Gabo: Sixty Years of Constructivism Including Catalogue Raisonné of the Constructions and Sculptures, Dallas, 1985, p. 231, no. 48.16.
S.P. Russell, Art in the World, Fort Worth, 1993, p. 395-396 (another version illustrated).
Exhibited
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection, October 2000-January 2001, pp. 270 and 364, no. 93, pl. 160 (illustrated).
Sale Room Notice
Please note:
Nina and Graham Williams have kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
The base is not original, and the dimensions in the catalogue do not include the base.

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