1 - 2 July 2008,
Price realised USD 10,000
USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
Greg Colson (American, b. 1956)
signed, titled, dated and inscribed 'Greg Colson "Dignified Suit" 1989 1 of 3 parts' (on the bottom of one of the mailboxes)
three attached metal US Mail boxes with oil paint
overall 8½ x 48 x 6½ in. (21.6 x 121.9 x 16.5 cm.)
Executed in 1989.
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with Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1990.
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