Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Untitled?
Lot 1119W
Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Bone Sculpture, 1945 63 3/4 x 17 3/4 x 9 3/4in (161.9 x 45.1 x 24.8cm)
Sold for US$ 1,027,600 inc. premium
Auction Details
Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Untitled? Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Untitled? Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Untitled? Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Untitled? Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Untitled? Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Untitled? Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Untitled? Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Untitled? Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Untitled? Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Untitled? Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Untitled? Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Untitled? Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Untitled? Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988) Untitled?
Lot Details
Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904-1988)
Bone Sculpture, 1945
wood and bone
63 3/4 x 17 3/4 x 9 3/4in (161.9 x 45.1 x 24.8cm)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Studio of the artist
    Private Collection, San Francisco, California (acquired directly from the artist circa 1950)
    Thence by descent to the present owner

    LITERATURE:
    Diane Botnick and Nancy Grove, The sculpture of Isamu Noguchi, 1924-1979: a catalogue, New York, 1980, no. 217, p. 38
    Nicolas Ducrot, ed., André Kertész: sixty years of photography, 1912-1972, New York, 1972, illus. p. 90
    Sam Hunter, Isamu Noguchi, New York, 1978, illus. p. 83
    Isamu Noguchi, foreword by R. Buckminster Fuller, Isamu Noguchi: A sculptor's world, New York, 1968, illus. pp. 48 and 49

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  • For New York buyers, this lot will be removed to the warehouse of Cadogan Tate if not collected by 5pm on Wednesday, May 18th. Please see p. 5 of the catalogue for further details.
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