Robert Smithson

American, 1938–1973

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Robert Smithson

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American, 1938–1973

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Shadows, 1961
Sold on Sep 25, 2019
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
pen and ink on paper
45.4 x 60.6 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
Description
Shadows, 1961
pen and ink on paper
Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
Bought in
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Work on Paper
45.4 x 60.6 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
Realized Price
Price not available
$6,325
Grey Chalice, 1961
Sold on Sep 25, 2019
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Work on Paper
oil on paper
30.5 x 45.4 cm
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Realized Price
$6,325
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
Description
Grey Chalice, 1961
oil on paper
Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
$6,325
Realized price
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Work on Paper
30.5 x 45.4 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
Realized Price
$6,325
$1,815,000
Double Nonsite, California and Nevada, 1968-1969
Sold on May 15, 2019
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Artwork Info
Painting
signed and dated 'Robert Smithson 68-69' (on the reverse of the Masonite backing of the map)
180.3 x 180.3 x 30.5 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
$1,815,000
Auction Sale
May 15, 2019
Christie's
Description
Robert Smithson (1938-1973) Double Nonsite, California and Nevada signed and dated 'Robert Smithson 68-69' (on the reverse of the Masonite backing of the map) map, five painted steel boxes, lava from the Marl Mountains, California and obsidian from the cinder cone near Truman Springs, Nevada map: 31 3/8 x 31 in. (79.7 x 78.7 cm.) square box: 34 x 34 x 12 in. (86.4 x 86.4 x 30.5 cm.) trapezoidal boxes: each 60 x 12 7/8 x 12 in. (152.4 x 32.7 x 30.5 cm.) floor installation dimensions: 71 x 71 x 12 in. (180.3 x 180.3 x 30.5 cm.) Executed in 1968-1969.
Double Nonsite, California and Nevada, 1968-1969
signed and dated 'Robert Smithson 68-69' (on the reverse of the Masonite backing of the map)
May 15, 2019
Christie's
$1,815,000
Realized price
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Painting
180.3 x 180.3 x 30.5 cm
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Auction Sale
May 15, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$1,815,000
Description
Robert Smithson (1938-1973) Double Nonsite, California and Nevada signed and dated 'Robert Smithson 68-69' (on the reverse of the Masonite backing of the map) map, five painted steel boxes, lava from the Marl Mountains, California and obsidian from the cinder cone near Truman Springs, Nevada map: 31 3/8 x 31 in. (79.7 x 78.7 cm.) square box: 34 x 34 x 12 in. (86.4 x 86.4 x 30.5 cm.) trapezoidal boxes: each 60 x 12 7/8 x 12 in. (152.4 x 32.7 x 30.5 cm.) floor installation dimensions: 71 x 71 x 12 in. (180.3 x 180.3 x 30.5 cm.) Executed in 1968-1969.
$13,750
RING OF SULFUR ON FLAT PLAIN, HOUSTON PROJECT SULPHUR FROM ROSENBERG , 1972
Sold on Mar 1, 2019
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Work on Paper
works on paper
31.8 x 40.6 cm
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Realized Price
$13,750
Auction Sale
Mar 1, 2019
Sotheby's
Description
RING OF SULFUR ON FLAT PLAIN, HOUSTON PROJECT SULPHUR FROM ROSENBERG , 1972
works on paper
Mar 1, 2019
Sotheby's
$13,750
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Work on Paper
31.8 x 40.6 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 1, 2019
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$13,750
$15,000
Partially Buried Island Hut, 1969
Sold on Feb 26, 2019
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Artwork Info
Painting
graphite and ink on paper laid down on board
60.3 x 47.6 cm
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Realized Price
$15,000
Auction Sale
Feb 26, 2019
Christie's
Description
Partially Buried Island Hut, 1969
graphite and ink on paper laid down on board
Feb 26, 2019
Christie's
$15,000
Realized price
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Artwork Info
Painting
60.3 x 47.6 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 26, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$15,000
$15,000
Kaiser Steel - Wall Japan, 1969
Sold on Feb 26, 2019
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Artwork Info
Painting
graphite on paper laid down on board
42.5 x 34.9 cm
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Realized Price
$15,000
Auction Sale
Feb 26, 2019
Christie's
Description
Kaiser Steel - Wall Japan, 1969
graphite on paper laid down on board
Feb 26, 2019
Christie's
$15,000
Realized price
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Artwork Info
Painting
42.5 x 34.9 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 26, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$15,000
$15,000
Partially Buried Island Hut, 1938-1973
Sold on Feb 20, 2019
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Work on Paper
graphite and ink on paper laid down on board
47.6 x 60.3 cm
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Realized Price
$15,000
Auction Sale
Feb 20, 2019
Christie's
Description
Robert Smithson (1938-1973) Partially Buried Island Hut signed 'R. Smithson' (lower right) graphite and ink on paper laid down on board 18 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. (47.6 x 60.3 cm.) Drawn in 1969.
Partially Buried Island Hut, 1938-1973
graphite and ink on paper laid down on board
Feb 20, 2019
Christie's
$15,000
Realized price
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
47.6 x 60.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 20, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$15,000
Description
Robert Smithson (1938-1973) Partially Buried Island Hut signed 'R. Smithson' (lower right) graphite and ink on paper laid down on board 18 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. (47.6 x 60.3 cm.) Drawn in 1969.
$15,000
Kaiser Steel - Wall Japan, 1938-1973
Sold on Feb 20, 2019
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Work on Paper
graphite on paper laid down on board
34.9 x 42.5 cm
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Realized Price
$15,000
Auction Sale
Feb 20, 2019
Christie's
Description
Robert Smithson (1938-1973) Kaiser Steel - Wall Japan graphite on paper laid down on board 13 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. (34.9 x 42.5 cm.) Drawn in 1969.
Kaiser Steel - Wall Japan, 1938-1973
graphite on paper laid down on board
Feb 20, 2019
Christie's
$15,000
Realized price
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
34.9 x 42.5 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Feb 20, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$15,000
Description
Robert Smithson (1938-1973) Kaiser Steel - Wall Japan graphite on paper laid down on board 13 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. (34.9 x 42.5 cm.) Drawn in 1969.
$27,500
Spiral Jetty, 1970
Sold on Nov 14, 2018
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
works on paper
60.3 x 48.3 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
$27,500
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
Description
Spiral Jetty, 1970
works on paper
Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
$27,500
Realized price
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Work on Paper
60.3 x 48.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
Realized Price
$27,500
Bought in
BROKEN CIRCLE/SPIRAL HILL, 1971
Sold on Mar 2, 2018
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
works on paper
39.4 x 32.1 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Mar 2, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
BROKEN CIRCLE/SPIRAL HILL, 1971
works on paper
Mar 2, 2018
Sotheby's
Bought in
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Work on Paper
39.4 x 32.1 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 2, 2018
Sotheby's
Realized Price
Price not available
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