David Smith (1906-1965)

American, 1906–1965

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David Smith (1906-1965)

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American, 1906–1965

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$12,500
Untitled, 1951
Sold on Dec 11, 2020
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
black egg ink, tempera, and oil on paper
51.4 x 43.2 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
$12,500
Auction Sale
Dec 11, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
inscribed △Σ 851; stamped with the artist's estate stamp and numbered 73-51.8 on the reverse black egg ink, tempera, and oil on paper Sheet: 17 by 20¼ in. (43.2 by 51.4 cm.) Framed: 25 by 30¼ in. (63.5 by 76.8 cm.) Executed in 1951.
Untitled, 1951
black egg ink, tempera, and oil on paper
Dec 11, 2020
Sotheby's
$12,500
Realized price
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
51.4 x 43.2 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Dec 11, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$12,500
Description
inscribed △Σ 851; stamped with the artist's estate stamp and numbered 73-51.8 on the reverse black egg ink, tempera, and oil on paper Sheet: 17 by 20¼ in. (43.2 by 51.4 cm.) Framed: 25 by 30¼ in. (63.5 by 76.8 cm.) Executed in 1951.
$201,600
Classic Figure III, 1945
Sold on Dec 8, 2020
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
bronze, mounted on wood base
21.5 x 33.5 x 9.0 cm
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Realized Price
$201,600
Auction Sale
Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
Description
Classic Figure III, 1945
bronze, mounted on wood base
Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
$201,600
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Sculpture
21.5 x 33.5 x 9.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
Realized Price
$201,600
$1,640,000
AGRICOLA VII, 1952
Sold on Oct 28, 2020
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Sculpture
steel and cast iron, painted red
33.0 x 55.9 x 24.1 cm
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Realized Price
$1,640,000
Auction Sale
Oct 28, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
Property from a Distinguished American Collection incised with the artist’s name, stamped with the title and dated 1952 on a plaque affixed to the base  steel and cast iron, painted red  22 by 13 by 9 ½ in. 55.9 by 33 by 24.1 cm.
AGRICOLA VII, 1952
steel and cast iron, painted red
Oct 28, 2020
Sotheby's
$1,640,000
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Sculpture
33.0 x 55.9 x 24.1 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 28, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$1,640,000
Description
Property from a Distinguished American Collection incised with the artist’s name, stamped with the title and dated 1952 on a plaque affixed to the base  steel and cast iron, painted red  22 by 13 by 9 ½ in. 55.9 by 33 by 24.1 cm.
$43,750
UNTITLED, 1964
Sold on Oct 2, 2020
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Painting
spray paint on canvas
61.9 x 78.7 cm
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Realized Price
$43,750
Auction Sale
Oct 2, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
Property from an Important Pennsylvania Collection inscribed on the stretcher spray paint on canvas 31 by 24⅜ in. 78.7 by 61.9 cm. framed: 32¼ by 25¾ in. 81.9 by 65.4 cm. Executed in 1964.
UNTITLED, 1964
spray paint on canvas
Oct 2, 2020
Sotheby's
$43,750
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Painting
61.9 x 78.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 2, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$43,750
Description
Property from an Important Pennsylvania Collection inscribed on the stretcher spray paint on canvas 31 by 24⅜ in. 78.7 by 61.9 cm. framed: 32¼ by 25¾ in. 81.9 by 65.4 cm. Executed in 1964.
$25,200
UNTITLED, 1961
Sold on Sep 25, 2020
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
spray enamel on paper
28.9 x 44.1 cm
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Realized Price
$25,200
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
Property of A Private Collector spray enamel on paper Sheet: 17⅜ by 11⅜ in. (44.1 by 28.9 cm.) Framed: 28 by 21¾ in. (71.1 by 55.2 cm.) Executed in 1961, this work has been stamped by the Estate on the reverse.
UNTITLED, 1961
spray enamel on paper
Sep 25, 2020
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$25,200
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Work on Paper
28.9 x 44.1 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$25,200
Description
Property of A Private Collector spray enamel on paper Sheet: 17⅜ by 11⅜ in. (44.1 by 28.9 cm.) Framed: 28 by 21¾ in. (71.1 by 55.2 cm.) Executed in 1961, this work has been stamped by the Estate on the reverse.
$25,000
UNTITLED
Sold on Jul 10, 2020
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
spray paint on paper
29.2 x 44.5 cm
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Realized Price
$25,000
Auction Sale
Jul 10, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
UNTITLED
spray paint on paper
Jul 10, 2020
Sotheby's
$25,000
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Work on Paper
29.2 x 44.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 10, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$25,000
$22,575
Untitled, 1955
Sold on Jul 1, 2020
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Work on Paper
egg ink and gouache on paper
57.0 x 44.5 cm
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Realized Price
$22,575
Auction Sale
Jul 1, 2020
Bonhams
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Untitled, 1955
egg ink and gouache on paper
Jul 1, 2020
Bonhams
$22,575
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Work on Paper
57.0 x 44.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 1, 2020
Bonhams
Realized Price
$22,575
$35,075
Diplomats: Fascist and Fascist Tending; Axis D. (from the Medals for Dishonor Series), 1938
Sold on Jul 1, 2020
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Sculpture
cast bronze, on original mount
25.4 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
$35,075
Auction Sale
Jul 1, 2020
Bonhams
Description
Diplomats: Fascist and Fascist Tending; Axis D. (from the Medals for Dishonor Series), 1938
cast bronze, on original mount
Jul 1, 2020
Bonhams
$35,075
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Sculpture
25.4 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 1, 2020
Bonhams
Realized Price
$35,075
$1,700,000
DESERTED GARDEN LANDSCAPE, 1946
Sold on Jun 29, 2020
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
steel and bronze
29.2 x 26.7 x 11.4 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
$1,700,000
Auction Sale
Jun 29, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
DESERTED GARDEN LANDSCAPE, 1946
steel and bronze
Jun 29, 2020
Sotheby's
$1,700,000
Realized price
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Sculpture
29.2 x 26.7 x 11.4 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 29, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$1,700,000
$9,375
Untitled, 1951
Sold on Sep 24, 2019
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
egg ink, crayon, graphite and tempera on paper
66.0 x 50.8 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
$9,375
Auction Sale
Sep 24, 2019
Phillips
Description
Untitled, 1951
egg ink, crayon, graphite and tempera on paper
Sep 24, 2019
Phillips
$9,375
Realized price
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
66.0 x 50.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 24, 2019
Phillips
Realized Price
$9,375