Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

LUXE: Fine Art & Branded Luxury, Summer 2020

Thu, Aug 20, 2020 12:00PM EDT
Lot 50

Life-Size George Segal Figural Sculpture

Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $25,000
"Designed to treat broken bones, the bandage is not just a medium but a metaphor. Segal's plaster cast sculptures are literally shells of people...the strength of his work lies in the universal significance of human gesture and expression." {via theartstory.org}

Provenance: Artist | Green Gallery, New York, New York | Private Collection, Palm Beach, Florida. The consignor recalls purchasing the work from the artist's first show at Green Gallery, and it has remained in her collection since.

Designer/Artist; Manufacturer: George Segal (1924-2000)
Markings/Notes: no marking(s) apparent
Country of Origin & Materials: American; plaster over armature, wood
Dimensions (H,W,D): 53"h, 34"w, 18"d
very good, some chipping at contact points with chair and floor, small abrasions to elbow