Fred Sandback

American, 1943–2003

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Using acrylic yarn, Fred Sandback made Minimalist sculptures that impress themselves upon the eye as objects with volume and mass. Sandback’s “leaning” works, in which lengths of yarn are suspended diagonally between wall and floor, appear to …

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Mappe mit 10 Umkehrlithographien (Portfolio with 10 Reverse Lithographs): eight plates (J. 62-7, 69-70), 1977
Sold on May 1, 2021
$16,380
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8 lithographs in brown, on Japan paper
13.3 x 13.3 cm
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$16,380
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
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Mappe mit 10 Umkehrlithographien (Portfolio with 10 Reverse Lithographs): eight plates (J. 62-7, 69-70), 1977
8 lithographs in brown, on Japan paper
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$16,380
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64% est
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13.3 x 13.3 cm
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May 1, 2021
Phillips
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$16,380
Untitled (J. 22-27), 1976
Sold on May 1, 2021
$8,820
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6 lithographs in colors, on handmade paper
53.3 x 44.5 cm
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$8,820
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
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Untitled (J. 22-27), 1976
6 lithographs in colors, on handmade paper
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$8,820
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53.3 x 44.5 cm
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May 1, 2021
Phillips
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$8,820
Untitled (J. 110), 1984
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$2,268
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Lithograph in gray-green, yellow, and blue, on Japanese paper
43.2 x 17.8 cm
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$2,268
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
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Untitled (J. 110), 1984
Lithograph in gray-green, yellow, and blue, on Japanese paper
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$2,268
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43.2 x 17.8 cm
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May 1, 2021
Phillips
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$2,268
Untitled (Vertical Wall Construction 2148.6), 1994
Sold on Mar 25, 2021
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acrylic yarn
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Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
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FRED SANDBACK (1943-2003) acrylic yarn height: 54in. (137.2cm.) Executed in 1994, this work is number six from an edition of nine
Untitled (Vertical Wall Construction 2148.6), 1994
acrylic yarn
Mar 25, 2021
Christie's
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Mar 25, 2021
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FRED SANDBACK (1943-2003) acrylic yarn height: 54in. (137.2cm.) Executed in 1994, this work is number six from an edition of nine
Untitled, 1990
Sold on Dec 8, 2020
$69,300
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Sculpture
blue, red and yellow acrylic yarn
27.9 x 228.6 x 27.9 cm
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$69,300
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Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
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Untitled, 1990
blue, red and yellow acrylic yarn
Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
$69,300
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Sculpture
27.9 x 228.6 x 27.9 cm
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Dec 8, 2020
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$69,300
Untitled (Sculptural Study, Twelve-part Vertical Construction), 1943-2003
Sold on Dec 3, 2020
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Work on Paper
black, yellow and gray acrylic yarn
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Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
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Fred Sandback (1943-2003) Untitled (Sculptural Study, Twelve-part Vertical Construction) black, yellow and gray acrylic yarn situational: spatial relationships established by the artist overall dimensions vary with each installation Conceived in 1987. This work is accompanied by a letter of authenticity.
Untitled (Sculptural Study, Twelve-part Vertical Construction), 1943-2003
black, yellow and gray acrylic yarn
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
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Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
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Fred Sandback (1943-2003) Untitled (Sculptural Study, Twelve-part Vertical Construction) black, yellow and gray acrylic yarn situational: spatial relationships established by the artist overall dimensions vary with each installation Conceived in 1987. This work is accompanied by a letter of authenticity.
Untitled (Isometric of Private Residence, New York), 1943-2003
Sold on Jul 14, 2020
£8,750
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Work on Paper
pastel and pencil on paper
56.5 x 75.6cm
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£8,750
Auction Sale
Jul 14, 2020
Christie's
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FRED SANDBACK (1943-2003) _Untitled (Isometric of Private Residence, New York)_ pastel and pencil on paper 22 ¼ x 29 7/8in. (56.5 x 75.6cm.) Executed in 1989
Untitled (Isometric of Private Residence, New York), 1943-2003
pastel and pencil on paper
Jul 14, 2020
Christie's
£8,750
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Work on Paper
56.5 x 75.6cm
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Jul 14, 2020
Christie's
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£8,750
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FRED SANDBACK (1943-2003) _Untitled (Isometric of Private Residence, New York)_ pastel and pencil on paper 22 ¼ x 29 7/8in. (56.5 x 75.6cm.) Executed in 1989
UNTITLED, 1987, 1943
Sold on Jun 23, 2020
CHF CHF30,000
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Work on Paper
Pastel on paper
94.0 x 114.2 cm
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CHF CHF30,000
Auction Sale
Jun 23, 2020
Sotheby's
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UNTITLED, 1987, 1943
Pastel on paper
Jun 23, 2020
Sotheby's
CHF CHF30,000
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94.0 x 114.2 cm
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Jun 23, 2020
Sotheby's
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CHF CHF30,000
Untitled (Jahn 53); Untitled (Jahn 54), 1976
Sold on Feb 18, 2020
$4,075
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2 woodcuts in colors on Japanese paper
10.5 x 2.5 cm
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$4,075
Auction Sale
Feb 18, 2020
Bonhams
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Untitled (Jahn 53); Untitled (Jahn 54), 1976
2 woodcuts in colors on Japanese paper
Feb 18, 2020
Bonhams
$4,075
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10.5 x 2.5 cm
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Feb 18, 2020
Bonhams
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$4,075
22 Constructions, 1943-2003
Sold on Feb 13, 2020
£43,750
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Work on Paper
chalk on coloured paper, in twenty-two parts
13 x 18cm
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£43,750
Auction Sale
Feb 13, 2020
Christie's
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Fred Sandback (1943-2003) _22 Constructions_ each: consecutively numbered '1' to '22' (lower left) chalk on coloured paper, in twenty-two parts each: 5 1/8 x 7 1/8in. (13 x 18cm.) Executed in 1982
22 Constructions, 1943-2003
chalk on coloured paper, in twenty-two parts
Feb 13, 2020
Christie's
£43,750
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13 x 18cm
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Feb 13, 2020
Christie's
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£43,750
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Fred Sandback (1943-2003) _22 Constructions_ each: consecutively numbered '1' to '22' (lower left) chalk on coloured paper, in twenty-two parts each: 5 1/8 x 7 1/8in. (13 x 18cm.) Executed in 1982