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Robert Adams (1917-1984)
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 1… Read more Property from the Estate of Dr. Gerhard Straus
Robert Adams (1917-1984)

Screen (Opus 312a)

Details
Robert Adams (1917-1984)
Screen (Opus 312a)
bronzed steel
48 in. (122 cm.) high
Conceived in 1969.
and a preparatory drawing for the present work by the same hand, included in this lot.
and a preparatory drawing for the present work by the same hand, signed 'R Adams' (lower left), dated '1969' (lower right) (2)
Provenance
with Gimpel Fils, London, May 1970.
Literature
A. Grieve, The Sculpture of Robert Adams, London, 1992, p. 228, no. 571, illustrated.
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Sale room notice
Please note that the present lot is signed and dated 'Adams 1969' (lower right).

Lot Essay

The present work was commissioned through Gimpel Fils, the artist's agent, by Dr. Straus in 1969. It was purchased from Gimpel Fils in 1970 for $1,800. The artist also gave Dr. Straus his preparatory drawing which is included with this lot.
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