New York, East
20 February 2001
Red Grooms (b. 1937)
Gretchen Meets Calder's Apple Monster
signed and dated 'RED GROOMS 65' (on the left side of the base), titled 'Gretchen Meets Calder's Apple Monster' (on the front and back of the base)
acrylic, wood and papier mâchê
42 x 36 x 13 in. (106.8 x 91.3 x 33 cm.)
Executed in 1965
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1965.
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