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Robert Adams (1917-1984)
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Robert Adams (1917-1984)

Rectangular bronze form No. 2

Details
Robert Adams (1917-1984)
Rectangular bronze form No. 2
signed with an initial 'A' (on the base)
bronze with a brown patina
10½ in. (26.6 cm.) high
Conceived in 1953 and cast in an edition of 6.
The present work is recorded in the Hillman/Adams Catalogue Raisonné as 1954/13 and Opus 15.
Literature
A. Grieve, The Sculpture of Robert Adams, London, 1992, p. 168, no. 157, another cast illustrated.
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Please note that the correct title for this work is Rectangular bronze form No. 6 and was conceived in 1955, not as stated in the catalogue entry. The work is recorded in the Hillman Adams Catalogue Raisonné as 1955/17 and Opus 30, and is no. 182 in The Sculpture of Robert Adams by A. Grieve.

Lot Essay

A cast from this edition is in the collection at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. Robert Adams worked on a similar piece called Rectangular bronze form No. 1 in the same year, a cast of which is also owned by the University of Michigan Museum of Art in the Marvin Felheim Collection.
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