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Robert Smithson (1938-1973)
Robert Smithson (1938-1973)

The Flayed Angels

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Robert Smithson (1938-1973)
The Flayed Angels
signed 'R SMITHSON 1961' (lower left of each element); signed again, titled and dated again 'R. SMITHSON "The FLAYED ANGELS" 1961' (on the reverse of each element)
diptych--oil on canvas
each: 60 x 26 in. (152 x 66 cm.)
overall: 60 x 52 in. (152 x 132 cm.)
Painted in 1961. (2)
Provenance
The Estate of George Lester, Connecticut, acquired directly from the artist
Their sale; Christie's, New York, 9 September 2008, lot 192
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibited
New York, Marlene Eleini Gallery, Robert Smithson: Early Works, March-May 1988.

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