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  • Provenance

    Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
    Knickerbocker Fine Arts, New York (acquired from the above in 1985)
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    London, Knoedler-Kasmin, Joel Shapiro, June–July 1985 (another example exhibited)
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Krannert Art Museum, Three Sculptors: John Duff, Joel Shapiro, Richard Tuttle, November 9–December 23, 1985 (another example exhibited)
    Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam; Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf; Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Joel Shapiro, September 6, 1985–March 31, 1986, no. 37, pp. 49, 55 (another example exhibited and illustrated)
    Lincoln, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska; Kansas City Art Institute; Des Moines Art Center, Contemporary Bronze: Six in the Figurative Tradition, November 19, 1985–June 1, 1986 (another example exhibited)
    Sarasota, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Joel Shapiro: Sculpture and Drawings 1981–85, October 31–December 14, 1986, pp. 4, 36 (another example exhibited and illustrated, p. 4)
    Tokyo, Contemporary Sculpture Center, New Trends/New Technique: Advances in World Sculpture, June–October 1986 (another example exhibited)
    Waterville, Colby College Museum of Art, Joel Shapiro, May 11–September 4, 1989 (another example exhibited)
    Baltimore Museum of Art; Des Moines Art Center; Miami, Center for the Fine Arts, Joel Shapiro: Tracing the Figure, August 21, 1990–June 2, 1991, pl. 15, pp. 32, 61, 77 (illustrated, p. 32)
    New York, Nohra Haime Gallery, Joel Shapiro, October 7–November 15, 2008 (another example exhibited)

  • Literature

    Hendel Teicher, Joel Shapiro: Sculpture and Drawings, New York, 1998, pl. 152, p. 117 (Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, 1986 installation view of another example illustrated)
    Joel Shapiro: Skulpturen 1993–1997, exh. cat., Haus der Kunst, 1998, p. 47 (another example illustrated)
    Joel Shapiro: Sculpture in Clay, Plaster, Wood, Iron and Bronze, exh. cat., Addison Gallery of American Art, 1998, p. 87 (another example illustrated)
    Richard Shiff, Joel Shapiro: Sculpture et œuvres sur papier 1969–2019, Zurich, 2019, no. 138, p. 93 (another example illustrated)

Property from the Collection of Robert and Loretta Lifton



incised with the artist's signature and stamped with the number and date "SHAPIRO 2/3 85" on the underside
37 1/4 x 29 1/2 x 10 5/8 in. (94.6 x 74.9 x 27 cm)
Executed in 1985, this work is number 2 from an edition of 3.

$25,000 - 35,000 

Contact Specialist

Avery Semjen
Head of Sale, New Now
212 940 1207

New Now

New York Auction 28 September 2022