Palm Beach Modern Auctions
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Modern + Contemporary Art & Design, Spring 2021

Sat, May 15, 2021 12:00PM EDT
Lot 234

Louise Nevelson Sculpture, Double "Cryptic" Sculpture

Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Louise Nevelson (1899-1988)
Marking(s); notes: no marking(s) apparent; 1970
Country of origin; materials: American; painted wood, metal
Dimensions (H, W, D): 20"h, 12"w, 8"d closed
Additional Information: Work is titled "Rain Garden Cryptic XXX." Gallery labels beneath: The Pace Gallery, New York, New York | Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. Provenance: Russeck Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida.

Spring 2021 Auction Series
Saturday, May 15th: Selections from the Palm Beach Estate of Paige Rense Noland (Session I)
Saturday, May 15th: Modern + Contemporary Art & Design (Session II)
Thursday, May 20th: Editions & Photography (Session III)

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very good, nick to one element (lower front), some minor scuffing to edges