Anthony Caro

British, 1924–2013

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Considered one of the most influential practitioners of modern sculpture, Anthony Caro’s oeuvre explores the possibilities of three-dimensional abstraction. His large, floor-based works make use of a variety of materials, from wood to rope, though …

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Paper Issue, 1999
Sold on Apr 20, 2021
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Wood, steel, rope, handmade paper in a plexiglass box
30.0 x 37.0 x 30.0 cm
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Apr 20, 2021
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Wood, steel, rope, handmade paper in a plexiglass box Wood, steel, rope, handmade paper in a plexiglas box h: 37 w: 30 d: 30 cm
Paper Issue, 1999
Wood, steel, rope, handmade paper in a plexiglass box
Apr 20, 2021
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30.0 x 37.0 x 30.0 cm
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Apr 20, 2021
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Wood, steel, rope, handmade paper in a plexiglass box Wood, steel, rope, handmade paper in a plexiglas box h: 37 w: 30 d: 30 cm
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Table Piece Y-33
Sold on Mar 5, 2021
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rusted and varnished steel
66.0 x 21.5 x 52.0 cm
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Mar 5, 2021
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rusted and varnished steel 8½ by 26 by 20 in. (21.5 by 66 by 52 cm.) Executed in 1983-85.
Table Piece Y-33
rusted and varnished steel
Mar 5, 2021
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66.0 x 21.5 x 52.0 cm
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Mar 5, 2021
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rusted and varnished steel 8½ by 26 by 20 in. (21.5 by 66 by 52 cm.) Executed in 1983-85.
$25,200
Island
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bronze
32.39 x 25.4 x 30.48 cm
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$25,200
Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2021
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It's the Little Things: Small Works from a Distinguished Private Collection bronze 10 by 12¾ by 12 in. (25.4 by 32.4 by 30.5 cm.) Executed in 1989-90.
Island
bronze
Mar 5, 2021
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$25,200
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Sculpture
32.39 x 25.4 x 30.48 cm
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Mar 5, 2021
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Realized Price
$25,200
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It's the Little Things: Small Works from a Distinguished Private Collection bronze 10 by 12¾ by 12 in. (25.4 by 32.4 by 30.5 cm.) Executed in 1989-90.
$21,420
Writing Piece "Should", 1979
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steel
81.3 x 38.1 x 30.5 cm
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$21,420
Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
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Meeting New Art Halfway: The Collection of Anita Reiner steel 15 by 32 by 12 in. (38.1 by 81.3 by 30.5 cm.) Executed in 1979.
Writing Piece "Should", 1979
steel
Mar 5, 2021
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$21,420
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81.3 x 38.1 x 30.5 cm
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Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$21,420
Description
Meeting New Art Halfway: The Collection of Anita Reiner steel 15 by 32 by 12 in. (38.1 by 81.3 by 30.5 cm.) Executed in 1979.
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PAPER ISSUE, 1999
Sold on Dec 9, 2020
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Sculpture
Wood, steel, handmade paper in a plexiglass box
30.0 x 37.0 x 30.0 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Dec 9, 2020
Artcurial
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Wood, steel, rope, handmade paper in a plexiglass box h: 37 w: 30 d: 30 cm
PAPER ISSUE, 1999
Wood, steel, handmade paper in a plexiglass box
Dec 9, 2020
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30.0 x 37.0 x 30.0 cm
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Dec 9, 2020
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Wood, steel, rope, handmade paper in a plexiglass box h: 37 w: 30 d: 30 cm
$56,250
Table Piece CCCCVII, 1977-1978
Sold on Dec 3, 2020
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rusted and varnished steel
69.9 x 124.5 x 71.1 cm
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$56,250
Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
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Anthony Caro (1924-2013) Table Piece CCCCVII rusted and varnished steel 27 ½ x 49 x 28 in. (69.9 x 124.5 x 71.1 cm.) Executed in 1977-1978.
Table Piece CCCCVII, 1977-1978
rusted and varnished steel
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
$56,250
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Sculpture
69.9 x 124.5 x 71.1 cm
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Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$56,250
Description
Anthony Caro (1924-2013) Table Piece CCCCVII rusted and varnished steel 27 ½ x 49 x 28 in. (69.9 x 124.5 x 71.1 cm.) Executed in 1977-1978.
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Table Bronze Noun, 1980
Sold on Nov 17, 2020
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welded bronze and brass
41.0 x 27.0 x 22.5 cm
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Nov 17, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
inscribed B 4034 on the underside welded bronze and brass 27 by 41 by 22.5 cm. 10¾ by 16⅛ by 8⅞ in. Executed in 1980.
Table Bronze Noun, 1980
welded bronze and brass
Nov 17, 2020
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41.0 x 27.0 x 22.5 cm
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Nov 17, 2020
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inscribed B 4034 on the underside welded bronze and brass 27 by 41 by 22.5 cm. 10¾ by 16⅛ by 8⅞ in. Executed in 1980.
£42,500
Water Street Straddle, 1924-2013
Sold on Oct 23, 2020
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cast and welded bronze, copper and brass sheet
89.2 x 128.9 x 71.8cm
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£42,500
Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
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ANTHONY CARO (1924-2013) _Water Street Straddle_ cast and welded bronze, copper and brass sheet 35 1/8 x 50 ¾ x 28 ¼in. (89.2 x 128.9 x 71.8cm.) Executed in 1980
Water Street Straddle, 1924-2013
cast and welded bronze, copper and brass sheet
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
£42,500
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89.2 x 128.9 x 71.8cm
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Oct 23, 2020
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£42,500
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ANTHONY CARO (1924-2013) _Water Street Straddle_ cast and welded bronze, copper and brass sheet 35 1/8 x 50 ¾ x 28 ¼in. (89.2 x 128.9 x 71.8cm.) Executed in 1980
€125,000
Rain dance, 1986-1989
Sold on Oct 22, 2020
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welded steel
160 x 180 x 90 cm
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€125,000
Auction Sale
Oct 22, 2020
Christie's
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Anthony Caro (1924 - 2013) Rain dance acier soudé 160 x 180 x 90 cm. Réalisé en 1986-1989. welded steel 63 x 70 7/8 x 35 3/8 in. Executed in 1986-1989.
Rain dance, 1986-1989
welded steel
Oct 22, 2020
Christie's
€125,000
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160 x 180 x 90 cm
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Oct 22, 2020
Christie's
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€125,000
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Anthony Caro (1924 - 2013) Rain dance acier soudé 160 x 180 x 90 cm. Réalisé en 1986-1989. welded steel 63 x 70 7/8 x 35 3/8 in. Executed in 1986-1989.
€2,990
PAPER ISSUE, 1999
Sold on Jul 9, 2020
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Sculpture
Wood, steel, rope, handmade paper in a plexiglass box
46.5 x 51.0 x 43.5 cm
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€2,990
Auction Sale
Jul 9, 2020
Artcurial
Description
PAPER ISSUE, 1999
Wood, steel, rope, handmade paper in a plexiglass box
Jul 9, 2020
Artcurial
€2,990
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46.5 x 51.0 x 43.5 cm
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Jul 9, 2020
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Realized Price
€2,990