Palm Beach Modern Auctions
Live Auction

Modern + Contemporary Art & Design, Spring 2021

Sat, May 15, 2021 12:00PM EDT
Lot 252

Monumental George Segal Bronze Sculpture Installation

Estimate: $300,000 - $500,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: George Segal (1924-2000)
Marking(s); notes: signed (on one foot); 1989
Country of origin; materials: American; bronze with white patina, metal, rope
Dimensions (H, W, D): 81"l, 31"w, 21"d; 73"l, 27.5"w, 30.d
Additional Information: Work is titled "Circus Acrobats" and is included in the George and Helen Segal Foundation's inventory of the artist's work. The two life-sized figures and trapeze comprising the work were suspended for twenty four years in the nine story atrium of Orlando, Florida's SunTrust Center. Detail images within the listing include several in situ photos. Provenance: Artist | Commissioned by Lincoln Property (Lincoln Sun Center, renamed SunTrust Center in 2008), Orlando, Florida | Piedmont Office Realty Trust.

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, some very minor scuffing to fingers and toes