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Lucas Samaras

American, b. 1936

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Lucas Samaras

American, b. 1936

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$13,750
Head #170, 1981
Sold on Jul 9, 2019
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
pastel on paper
44.5 x 29.2 cm
Realized Price
$13,750
Auction Sale
Jul 9, 2019
Christie's
Description
LUCAS SAMARAS (B. 1936) Head #170 pastel on paper 17 ½ x 11 ½ in. (44.5 x 29.2 cm.) Executed in 1981.
Head #170, 1981
pastel on paper
Jul 9, 2019
Christie's
$13,750
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
44.5 x 29.2 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 9, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$13,750
Description
LUCAS SAMARAS (B. 1936) Head #170 pastel on paper 17 ½ x 11 ½ in. (44.5 x 29.2 cm.) Executed in 1981.
Price not available
Squeeze, 1959-1960
Sold on Jul 9, 2019
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Work on Paper
watercolor and ink on paper
21.6 x 27.9 cm
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Jul 9, 2019
Christie's
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LUCAS SAMARAS (B. 1936) Squeeze watercolor and ink on paper 8 ½ x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm.) Executed in 1959-1960.
Squeeze, 1959-1960
watercolor and ink on paper
Jul 9, 2019
Christie's
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Work on Paper
21.6 x 27.9 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 9, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
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LUCAS SAMARAS (B. 1936) Squeeze watercolor and ink on paper 8 ½ x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm.) Executed in 1959-1960.
$156,250
Pin Box, 1963
Sold on May 16, 2019
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Sculpture
wood box construction**—**pins, glass jar, yarn, aluminum foil, wire, paper, marble, metal, Styrofoam, mesh, fabric, twine and glue
30.5 x 48.3 x 33 cm
Realized Price
$156,250
Auction Sale
May 16, 2019
Christie's
Description
Lucas Samaras (b. 1936) Pin Box wood box construction**—**pins, glass jar, yarn, aluminum foil, wire, paper, marble, metal, Styrofoam, mesh, fabric, twine and glue 12 x 19 x 13 in. (30.5 x 48.3 x 33 cm.) Executed in 1963.
Pin Box, 1963
wood box construction**—**pins, glass jar, yarn, aluminum foil, wire, paper, marble, metal, Styrofoam, mesh, fabric, twine and glue
May 16, 2019
Christie's
$156,250
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
30.5 x 48.3 x 33 cm
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Auction Sale
May 16, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$156,250
Description
Lucas Samaras (b. 1936) Pin Box wood box construction**—**pins, glass jar, yarn, aluminum foil, wire, paper, marble, metal, Styrofoam, mesh, fabric, twine and glue 12 x 19 x 13 in. (30.5 x 48.3 x 33 cm.) Executed in 1963.
$21,250
Head #176, 1981
Sold on Sep 27, 2018
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
pastel on paper
44.8 x 28.9 cm
Realized Price
$21,250
Auction Sale
Sep 27, 2018
Christie's
Description
Lucas Samaras (b. 1936) _Head #176_ numbered and dated '7.23.81 176' (on the reverse) pastel on paper 17 5/8 x 11 3/8 in. (44.8 x 28.9 cm.) Drawn in 1981.
Head #176, 1981
pastel on paper
Sep 27, 2018
Christie's
$21,250
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Work on Paper
44.8 x 28.9 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 27, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$21,250
Description
Lucas Samaras (b. 1936) _Head #176_ numbered and dated '7.23.81 176' (on the reverse) pastel on paper 17 5/8 x 11 3/8 in. (44.8 x 28.9 cm.) Drawn in 1981.
No artwork image
$13,750
HEAD #22, JUNE 20, 1981
Sold on Sep 25, 2018
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
pastel on paper
44.8 by 29.2 cm
Realized Price
$13,750
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
partially titled and dated 6 20 81 on the reverse pastel on paper 17 5/8 by 11 1/2 in. 44.8 by 29.2 cm.
No artwork image
HEAD #22, JUNE 20, 1981
pastel on paper
Sep 25, 2018
Sotheby's
$13,750
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Work on Paper
44.8 by 29.2 cm
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Sep 25, 2018
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$13,750
Description
partially titled and dated 6 20 81 on the reverse pastel on paper 17 5/8 by 11 1/2 in. 44.8 by 29.2 cm.
$30,000
Pin Knot, 1963
Sold on Jul 9, 2018
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Artwork Info
Sculpture
pins, glue and aluminum foil
14.6 x 15.2 x 77.5 cm
Realized Price
$30,000
Auction Sale
Jul 9, 2018
Christie's
Description
LUCAS SAMARAS (B. 1936) _Pin Knot_ pins, glue and aluminum foil 5 ¾ x 6 x 6 ½ in. (14.6 x 15.2 x 77.5 cm.) Executed _circa _1962-1963.
Pin Knot, 1963
pins, glue and aluminum foil
Jul 9, 2018
Christie's
$30,000
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Sculpture
14.6 x 15.2 x 77.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 9, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$30,000
Description
LUCAS SAMARAS (B. 1936) _Pin Knot_ pins, glue and aluminum foil 5 ¾ x 6 x 6 ½ in. (14.6 x 15.2 x 77.5 cm.) Executed _circa _1962-1963.
No artwork image
$585,000
BOX #117
Sold on May 16, 2018
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Painting
mixed media
41.9 by 26.7 cm
Realized Price
$585,000
Auction Sale
May 16, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
mixed media 6 3/4 by 16 1/2 by 10 1/2 in. 17.1 by 41.9 by 26.7 cm. Executed in 1987.
No artwork image
BOX #117
mixed media
May 16, 2018
Sotheby's
$585,000
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Artwork Info
Painting
41.9 by 26.7 cm
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Auction Sale
May 16, 2018
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$585,000
Description
mixed media 6 3/4 by 16 1/2 by 10 1/2 in. 17.1 by 41.9 by 26.7 cm. Executed in 1987.
No artwork image
$4,375
PRAGMATA (XI)
Sold on Mar 5, 2018
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Artwork Info
stamped with the artist's name and inscribed with the artist's initials, partial title and date 93 on the underside
9.8 by 10.2 cm
Realized Price
$4,375
Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
stamped with the artist's name and inscribed with the artist's initials, partial title and date 93 on the underside bronze 5 1/8 by 3 7/8 by 4 in. 13 by 9.8 by 10.2 cm.
No artwork image
PRAGMATA (XI)
stamped with the artist's name and inscribed with the artist's initials, partial title and date 93 on the underside
Mar 5, 2018
Sotheby's
$4,375
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Artwork Info
9.8 by 10.2 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2018
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$4,375
Description
stamped with the artist's name and inscribed with the artist's initials, partial title and date 93 on the underside bronze 5 1/8 by 3 7/8 by 4 in. 13 by 9.8 by 10.2 cm.
No artwork image
$37,500
STIFF BOX #15
Sold on Mar 2, 2018
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120 by 35.7 cm
Realized Price
$37,500
Auction Sale
Mar 2, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
Cor-ten steel 67 1/4 by 47 1/8 by 14 in. 170.8 by 120 by 35.7 cm. Executed in 1971.
No artwork image
STIFF BOX #15
Mar 2, 2018
Sotheby's
$37,500
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120 by 35.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 2, 2018
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$37,500
Description
Cor-ten steel 67 1/4 by 47 1/8 by 14 in. 170.8 by 120 by 35.7 cm. Executed in 1971.
$5,625
Untitled, 1960
Sold on Feb 23, 2018
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
pastel on paper
22.9 x 30.5 cm
Realized Price
$5,625
Auction Sale
Feb 23, 2018
Christie's
Description
LUCAS SAMARAS (B. 1936) _Untitled_ signed with the artist's initials and dated 'May 30 60 LS' (on the reverse) pastel on paper 9 x 12 in. (22.9 x 30.5 cm.) Drawn in 1960.
Untitled, 1960
pastel on paper
Feb 23, 2018
Christie's
$5,625
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
22.9 x 30.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 23, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$5,625
Description
LUCAS SAMARAS (B. 1936) _Untitled_ signed with the artist's initials and dated 'May 30 60 LS' (on the reverse) pastel on paper 9 x 12 in. (22.9 x 30.5 cm.) Drawn in 1960.
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