Lee Bontecou

American, b. 1931

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One of the most widely recognized female artists of the 1960s, Lee Bontecou creates welded wall reliefs, hanging sculptures, and miniature, mystical drawings that reflect her interest in natural and man-made forms. Brown and black in tone and often …

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Untitled, 1958
Sold on Mar 10, 2022
US$718,200
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
soot on paper
91.4 x 61.0 cm
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Realized Price
US$718,200
Auction Sale
Mar 10, 2022
Christie's
Untitled, 1958
soot on paper
Mar 10, 2022
Christie's
US$718,200
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Work on Paper
91.4 x 61.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 10, 2022
Christie's
Realized Price
US$718,200
Untitled, 1959
Sold on Mar 10, 2022
US$289,800
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16% est
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Sculpture
welded steel, canvas and wire
20.3 x 22.2 x 13.3 cm
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Realized Price
US$289,800
Auction Sale
Mar 10, 2022
Christie's
Untitled, 1959
welded steel, canvas and wire
Mar 10, 2022
Christie's
US$289,800
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16% est
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Sculpture
20.3 x 22.2 x 13.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 10, 2022
Christie's
Realized Price
US$289,800
Untitled
Sold on Nov 11, 2021
US$9,176,500
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206% est
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Artwork Dimension
42 ½ x 41 ½ x 8 in. (108 x 105.4 x 20.3 cm.)
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Realized Price
US$9,176,500
Auction Sale
Nov 11, 2021
Christie's
Untitled
Nov 11, 2021
Christie's
US$9,176,500
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206% est
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Artwork Dimension
42 ½ x 41 ½ x 8 in. (108 x 105.4 x 20.3 cm.)
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Auction Sale
Nov 11, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
US$9,176,500
Sixth Stone II (S. 7, F. 6-B)
Sold on Oct 21, 2021
US$6,552
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64% est
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Print
Lithograph in colors, on brown wrapping paper, with full margins.
I. 36 x 27 1/4 in. (91.4 x 69.2 cm) S. 44 1/4 x 32 1/8 in. (112.4 x 81.6 cm)
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Realized Price
US$6,552
Auction Sale
Oct 21, 2021
Phillips
Sixth Stone II (S. 7, F. 6-B)
Lithograph in colors, on brown wrapping paper, with full margins.
Oct 21, 2021
Phillips
US$6,552
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Print
I. 36 x 27 1/4 in. (91.4 x 69.2 cm) S. 44 1/4 x 32 1/8 in. (112.4 x 81.6 cm)
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Auction Sale
Oct 21, 2021
Phillips
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US$6,552
Sixth Stone I (S. 6, F. 6-A)
Sold on Oct 21, 2021
US$6,930
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73% est
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Print
Lithograph in colors, on tan laid Japan paper, with full margins.
I. 35 1/2 x 27 1/4 in. (90.2 x 69.2 cm) S. 46 1/2 x 36 5/8 in. (118.1 x 93 cm)
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Realized Price
US$6,930
Auction Sale
Oct 21, 2021
Phillips
Sixth Stone I (S. 6, F. 6-A)
Lithograph in colors, on tan laid Japan paper, with full margins.
Oct 21, 2021
Phillips
US$6,930
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Print
I. 35 1/2 x 27 1/4 in. (90.2 x 69.2 cm) S. 46 1/2 x 36 5/8 in. (118.1 x 93 cm)
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Auction Sale
Oct 21, 2021
Phillips
Realized Price
US$6,930
DRAWING D.32, 1962
Sold on Jun 28, 2021
€136,500
US$163,015
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241% est
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Work on Paper
Graphite on paper
49.5 x 64.0 cm
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Realized Price
€136,500
Auction Sale
Jun 28, 2021
Artcurial
DRAWING D.32, 1962
Graphite on paper
Jun 28, 2021
Artcurial
€136,500
US$163,015
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Work on Paper
49.5 x 64.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 28, 2021
Artcurial
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€136,500
Untitled, 1960
Sold on Jun 24, 2021
US$52,920
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112% est
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Work on Paper
graphite on paper
17 7/8 x 23 3/4 in. (45.4 x 60.3 cm)
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Realized Price
US$52,920
Auction Sale
Jun 24, 2021
Phillips
Untitled, 1960
graphite on paper
Jun 24, 2021
Phillips
US$52,920
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Work on Paper
17 7/8 x 23 3/4 in. (45.4 x 60.3 cm)
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Jun 24, 2021
Phillips
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US$52,920
Untitled, 1968
Sold on May 20, 2021
US$2,016
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Print
Lithograph, on cloth affixed to board and laid down on support mat (as issued)
33.0 x 35.6 cm
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Realized Price
US$2,016
Auction Sale
May 20, 2021
Sotheby's
Untitled, 1968
Lithograph, on cloth affixed to board and laid down on support mat (as issued)
May 20, 2021
Sotheby's
US$2,016
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Print
33.0 x 35.6 cm
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Auction Sale
May 20, 2021
Sotheby's
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US$2,016
Untitled
Sold on May 18, 2021
US$150,000
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Artwork Dimension
7 x 11 1⁄2 x 7 1⁄4 in. (17.8 x 29.2 x 18.4 cm.)
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Realized Price
US$150,000
Auction Sale
May 18, 2021
Christie's
Untitled
May 18, 2021
Christie's
US$150,000
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7 x 11 1⁄2 x 7 1⁄4 in. (17.8 x 29.2 x 18.4 cm.)
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Auction Sale
May 18, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
US$150,000
Untitled
Sold on May 18, 2021
US$275,000
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28% est
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Artwork Dimension
6 3⁄8 x 9 1⁄8 x 5 in. (16.2 x 23.2 x 12.7 cm.)
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Realized Price
US$275,000
Auction Sale
May 18, 2021
Christie's
Untitled
May 18, 2021
Christie's
US$275,000
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28% est
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Artwork Dimension
6 3⁄8 x 9 1⁄8 x 5 in. (16.2 x 23.2 x 12.7 cm.)
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Auction Sale
May 18, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
US$275,000