Robert Smithson

American, 1938–1973

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Robert Smithson

American, 1938–1973

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$6,325
Grey Chalice, 1961
Sold on Sep 25, 2019
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
oil on paper
30.5 x 45.4 cm
Realized Price
$6,325
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
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Grey Chalice, 1961
oil on paper
Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
$6,325
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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
Price not available
Shadows, 1961
Sold on Sep 25, 2019
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Work on Paper
pen and ink on paper
45.4 x 60.6 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
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Shadows, 1961
pen and ink on paper
Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
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Work on Paper
45.4 x 60.6 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2019
Bonhams
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$1,815,000
Double Nonsite, California and Nevada, 1968-1969
Sold on May 15, 2019
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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
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
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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.
$15,000
Partially Buried Island Hut, 1938-1973
Sold on Feb 20, 2019
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
graphite and ink on paper laid down on board
47.6 x 60.3 cm
Realized Price
$15,000
Auction Sale
Feb 20, 2019
Christie's
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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
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Work on Paper
47.6 x 60.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 20, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$15,000
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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
Realized Price
$15,000
Auction Sale
Feb 20, 2019
Christie's
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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
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Work on Paper
34.9 x 42.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 20, 2019
Christie's
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$15,000
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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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Work on Paper
works on paper
60.3 x 48.3 cm
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$27,500
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
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Spiral Jetty, 1970
works on paper
Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
$27,500
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Work on Paper
60.3 x 48.3 cm
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Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
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$27,500
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$32,500
PROJECT FOR AN OPEN PIT WITH LAKE
Sold on Mar 2, 2018
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Work on Paper
graphite on paper
48.3 by 61 cm
Realized Price
$32,500
Auction Sale
Mar 2, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
signed, titled and dated 1972 graphite on paper 19 by 24 in. 48.3 by 61 cm.
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PROJECT FOR AN OPEN PIT WITH LAKE
graphite on paper
Mar 2, 2018
Sotheby's
$32,500
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Work on Paper
48.3 by 61 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 2, 2018
Sotheby's
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$32,500
Description
signed, titled and dated 1972 graphite on paper 19 by 24 in. 48.3 by 61 cm.
No artwork image
Price not available
BROKEN CIRCLE/SPIRAL HILL
Sold on Mar 2, 2018
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Work on Paper
felt-tip marker, graphite and ink on paper
32.1 by 39.4 cm
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Mar 2, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
signed, titled and dated 71 felt-tip marker, graphite and ink on paper 12 5/8 by 15 1/2 in. 32.1 by 39.4 cm.
No artwork image
BROKEN CIRCLE/SPIRAL HILL
felt-tip marker, graphite and ink on paper
Mar 2, 2018
Sotheby's
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Work on Paper
32.1 by 39.4 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 2, 2018
Sotheby's
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signed, titled and dated 71 felt-tip marker, graphite and ink on paper 12 5/8 by 15 1/2 in. 32.1 by 39.4 cm.
Price not available
521, 1938-1973
Sold on Dec 7, 2017
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Work on Paper
gouache on paper
75.9 x 55.9 cm
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Dec 7, 2017
Christie's
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ROBERT SMITHSON (1938-1973) _521_ signed and dated '62 R Smithson' (center right) gouache on paper 29 7/8 x 22 in. (75.9 x 55.9 cm.) Painted in 1962.
521, 1938-1973
gouache on paper
Dec 7, 2017
Christie's
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Work on Paper
75.9 x 55.9 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 7, 2017
Christie's
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ROBERT SMITHSON (1938-1973) _521_ signed and dated '62 R Smithson' (center right) gouache on paper 29 7/8 x 22 in. (75.9 x 55.9 cm.) Painted in 1962.
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Untitled, 1961
Sold on Jun 10, 2016
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
Ink on paper
60.0 x 45.0 cm
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Jun 10, 2016
Auctionata
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Untitled, 1961
Ink on paper
Jun 10, 2016
Auctionata
Price not available
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Work on Paper
60.0 x 45.0 cm
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Jun 10, 2016
Auctionata
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Price not available
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