London, South Kensington
22 March 2012
Robert Adams (1917-1984)
11¾ in. (30 cm.) high
Conceived in 1962, this work is unique.
with Gimpel Fils, London.
with Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York.
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A. Grieve, The Sculpture of Robert Adams, London, 1992, p. 208, no. 426.
London, Gimpel Fils, Robert Adams, November 1962, no. 34.
Sold with a photocopy of a signed declaration of authenticity by Robert Adams on Bertha Schaefer Gallery headed paper.
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