Palm Beach Modern Auctions
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Modern + Contemporary Art & Design

Sat, May 20, 2023 12:00PM EDT
Lot 669

Robert Graham Bronze Sculpture, Female Nude

Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Robert Graham (1938-2008)
Marking(s); notes: no marking(s) apparent; 1989
Country of origin; materials: Mexican/American; bronze
Dimensions (H, W, D): 14.75"h, 4.25"dia
Additional Information: This sculpture was created and cast to be the 1989 Dorothy B. Chandler Performing Arts Award statue. The event, which shared the spotlight with the Music Center's 25th anniversary celebration, was televised on PBS. Palm Beach Modern Auctions would like to thank the Robert Graham Studio for their comprehensive assistance in cataloging this work. Lot is accompanied by a printout of recent correspondence with the Robert Graham Studio, Inglewood, California, including an image of their inventory card on file. Provenance: Private Collection, Parkland, Florida, purchased from the original owner who received the work as a gift from the artist.

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very good, patina to metal, minor scratches to base, tiny nick to shoulder blade (small rub to inner thigh, believed inherent)