Richard Serra

American, b. 1938

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The monumental sculptures of Richard Serra, one of the preeminent sculptors of the 20th century, emphasize or alter viewers' perceptions of space and proportion. “It's all about centralizing the space in different ways. How people move in …

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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High auction record
$4m, Christie's, 2013
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$7,650
Riser, 2011
Sold on May 26, 2021
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Etching on Hahnemuhle copperplate paper
39.4 x 75.6 cm
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$7,650
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May 26, 2021
Bonhams
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2011 Etching on Hahnemuhle copperplate paper, signed in pencil, verso, dated and numbered 8/50, with the inkstamp verso of the publisher/printer Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, California, the full sheet, framed. sheet 29 3/4 x 15 1/2in (75.6 x 39.4 cm)
Riser, 2011
Etching on Hahnemuhle copperplate paper
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
$7,650
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39.4 x 75.6 cm
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May 26, 2021
Bonhams
Realized Price
$7,650
Description
2011 Etching on Hahnemuhle copperplate paper, signed in pencil, verso, dated and numbered 8/50, with the inkstamp verso of the publisher/printer Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, California, the full sheet, framed. sheet 29 3/4 x 15 1/2in (75.6 x 39.4 cm)
$13,860
L.A.9.8. (G. 1786, B.-W. 128), 1999
Sold on May 1, 2021
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Etching, on Somerset Satin tan paper
86.4 x 54.6 cm
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$13,860
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
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L.A.9.8. (G. 1786, B.-W. 128), 1999
Etching, on Somerset Satin tan paper
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$13,860
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86.4 x 54.6 cm
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May 1, 2021
Phillips
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$13,860
$6,930
Venice Notebook 2001, #6 (G. 1914, B.-W. 150), 2002
Sold on May 1, 2021
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Etching, on Fabriano Tiepolo paper
34.9 x 30.5 cm
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Realized Price
$6,930
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
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Venice Notebook 2001, #6 (G. 1914, B.-W. 150), 2002
Etching, on Fabriano Tiepolo paper
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$6,930
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34.9 x 30.5 cm
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May 1, 2021
Phillips
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$6,930
$8,820
Leo, from the Leo Castelli 90th Birthday Portfolio (B.-W. 118), 1998
Sold on May 1, 2021
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Etching with aquatint, on Somerset paper
94.0 x 68.6 cm
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$8,820
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
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Leo, from the Leo Castelli 90th Birthday Portfolio (B.-W. 118), 1998
Etching with aquatint, on Somerset paper
May 1, 2021
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$8,820
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94.0 x 68.6 cm
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May 1, 2021
Phillips
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$8,820
$3,276
Untitled (G. 1680), 1996
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Etching, on Fabriano Murillo paper
29.8 x 22.9 cm
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$3,276
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
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Untitled (G. 1680), 1996
Etching, on Fabriano Murillo paper
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$3,276
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29.8 x 22.9 cm
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May 1, 2021
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$3,276
$2,142
Sketch 5, from Sketches (G. 965, B.-W. 16), 1981
Sold on May 1, 2021
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Lithograph, on Arches Cover paper
27.9 x 35.6 cm
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$2,142
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
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Sketch 5, from Sketches (G. 965, B.-W. 16), 1981
Lithograph, on Arches Cover paper
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$2,142
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27.9 x 35.6 cm
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May 1, 2021
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$2,142
$23,750
Penn. Ship, 1987
Sold on Apr 16, 2021
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lithograph, on Arches Cover paper
127.0 x 147.0 cm
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$23,750
Auction Sale
Apr 16, 2021
Christie's
Description
RICHARD SERRA (B. 1938) lithograph, on Arches Cover paper, 1987, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 28/31 (there were also eight artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse, with full margins, in good condition, framed Image: 57 7/8 x 50 1/8 in. ( 1470 x 1273 mm.) Sheet: 61 ½ x 52 ½ in. (1562 x 1333 mm.)
Penn. Ship, 1987
lithograph, on Arches Cover paper
Apr 16, 2021
Christie's
$23,750
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127.0 x 147.0 cm
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Apr 16, 2021
Christie's
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$23,750
Description
RICHARD SERRA (B. 1938) lithograph, on Arches Cover paper, 1987, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 28/31 (there were also eight artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse, with full margins, in good condition, framed Image: 57 7/8 x 50 1/8 in. ( 1470 x 1273 mm.) Sheet: 61 ½ x 52 ½ in. (1562 x 1333 mm.)
$35,280
Al Green (Berswordt-Wallrabe 123), 1999
Sold on Apr 15, 2021
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Etching, on Somerset Satin wove paper
101.6 x 98.43 cm
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$35,280
Auction Sale
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Etching, 1999, signed in pencil, dated and inscribed 'SP 4/5', a proof aside from the numbered edition of 31 plus eight artist's proofs, on Somerset Satin wove paper, with the blindstamp of the publisher, Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, framed sheet: 983 by 1028 mm 38 ¾ by 40 ½ in framed: 1043 by 1087 mm 41 by 42 ¾ in
Al Green (Berswordt-Wallrabe 123), 1999
Etching, on Somerset Satin wove paper
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
$35,280
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101.6 x 98.43 cm
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Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
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$35,280
Description
Etching, 1999, signed in pencil, dated and inscribed 'SP 4/5', a proof aside from the numbered edition of 31 plus eight artist's proofs, on Somerset Satin wove paper, with the blindstamp of the publisher, Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, framed sheet: 983 by 1028 mm 38 ¾ by 40 ½ in framed: 1043 by 1087 mm 41 by 42 ¾ in
$30,240
Weight and Measure, 1993
Sold on Apr 15, 2021
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Etching and aquatint, on Arches Cover wove paper
78.74 x 170.5 cm
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$30,240
Auction Sale
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Etching and aquatint, 1993, signed in pencil, dated and numbered 29/45 (total edition includes 20 artist's proofs), on Arches Cover wove paper, with the blindstamp of the printer, Burnet Editions, New York, published by Tate Gallery, London, framed sheet: 1706 by 800 mm 67 ⅛ by 31 ½ in framed: 1780 by 868 mm 70 by 34 ⅛ in
Weight and Measure, 1993
Etching and aquatint, on Arches Cover wove paper
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
$30,240
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78.74 x 170.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$30,240
Description
Etching and aquatint, 1993, signed in pencil, dated and numbered 29/45 (total edition includes 20 artist's proofs), on Arches Cover wove paper, with the blindstamp of the printer, Burnet Editions, New York, published by Tate Gallery, London, framed sheet: 1706 by 800 mm 67 ⅛ by 31 ½ in framed: 1780 by 868 mm 70 by 34 ⅛ in
£22,500
Freddie King, 1999
Sold on Apr 1, 2021
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etching, on Somerset wove paper
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£22,500
Auction Sale
Apr 1, 2021
Christie's
Description
RICHARD SERRA (b.1938) etching, 1999, on Somerset wove paper, signed and dated in pencil, numbered SP 5/5, a special proof aside from the edition of 32 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindtstamp Image & Sheet 1203 x 1203 mm. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Freddie King, 1999
etching, on Somerset wove paper
Apr 1, 2021
Christie's
£22,500
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Apr 1, 2021
Christie's
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£22,500
Description
RICHARD SERRA (b.1938) etching, 1999, on Somerset wove paper, signed and dated in pencil, numbered SP 5/5, a special proof aside from the edition of 32 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindtstamp Image & Sheet 1203 x 1203 mm. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.