15 November 2012
George Rickey (1907-2002)
Twelve Rotors with Amethyst
signed and dated 'Rickey '64' (on the base)
kinetic sculpture--stainless steel and amethyst
18¾ x 16 x 16 in. (45.7 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm.)
Executed in 1964.
Staempfli Gallery, New York
The Estate of Laurance S. Rockefeller, New York
Their sale; Sotheby's, New York, 10 November 2005, lot 121
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
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New York, Staempfli Gallery, George Rickey, October-November 1964, no. 24.
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