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Painter, Sculptor, b. 1922 - d. 2020

Beverly Pepper (née Stoll; December 20, 1922 – February 5, 2020) was an American sculptor known for her monumental works, site specific and land art. She remained independent from any particular art movement. She lived in Italy, primarily in Todi, since the 1950s. Pepper was born Beverly Stoll on December 20, 1922, in Brooklyn, New York City. Her parents were Jewish immigrants, Beatrice (Hornstein) and Irwin Stoll.[2] She grew up with a father who was a furrier, and sold carpet and linoleum, and a mother who was a volunteer for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). "It was an interesting household," she said in an interview. "You see, I wasn’t brought up thinking I had to be a 'feminine’ woman.' Her mother and grandmother had strong personalities, which convinced her she could make her own life far from Brooklyn. "There was nothing I ever thought would limit me because my mother and grandmother were very strong women. I didn’t know that’s not how women acted!"

At sixteen, she entered the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, to study advertising design, photography, and industrial design. She then embarked on a career as a commercial art director. She studied at the Art Students League of New York and attended night classes at Brooklyn College, including art theory with György Kepes, who introduced her to the work of László Moholy-Nagy and Man Ray. It was at this time, in her mid 20s, that she met the environmental artist Frederick Kiesler. Drawn to post-war Europe in 1949, she studied painting in Paris at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière. There she attended classes with cubist painter André Lhote, and with Fernand Léger at his atelier. She also visited the studios of Ossip Zadkine and Brâncu?i.

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          • Beverly Pepper (American 1922-2020), Compositions: Group of Seven Works, Each a collage multiple with foil in color, 1968, Sheet size of each: 489 x 711 mm (19-1/4 x 28 in)
            Apr. 12, 2024

            Beverly Pepper (American 1922-2020), Compositions: Group of Seven Works, Each a collage multiple with foil in color, 1968, Sheet size of each: 489 x 711 mm (19-1/4 x 28 in)

            Est: $1,500 - $2,500

            Beverly Pepper (American, 1922-2020) Compositions: Group of Seven Works Each a collage multiple with foil in color, 1968; each apparently in good condition. Unframed. Each signed Beverly Pepper and dated '68 l.r. and numbered out of editions of 60 l.l. Property of a Private Collection

            Weschler's
          • BEVERLY PEPPER, COLLAGE 1 V.2, COLLAGE
            Mar. 20, 2024

            BEVERLY PEPPER, COLLAGE 1 V.2, COLLAGE

            Est: $900 - $1,200

            Artist: Beverly Pepper, American (1922 - 2020) Title: Collage 1 v.2 Year: 1968 Medium: Collage, signature and numbering blind inscribed, stamped l.l. Edition: 14/60 Size: 19.5 x 28 in. (49.53 x 71.12 cm)

            RoGallery
          • Untitled
            Mar. 04, 2024

            Untitled

            Est: $15,000 - $20,000

            Property from a Prominent West Coast Collection Beverly Pepper 1922 - 2020 Untitled stamped with the artist's initials (lower left edge) stainless steel 7½ by 37 by 20 in. 19.1 by 94 by 50.8 cm. Executed circa 1969.

            Sotheby's
          • Three Columns
            Mar. 04, 2024

            Three Columns

            Est: $20,000 - $30,000

            Beverly Pepper 1922 - 2020 Three Columns impressed with the artist's monogram (on the base) steel height: 35¾ by 13¾ by 13¾ in. 90.8 cm by 34.9 by 34.9 cm.

            Sotheby's
          • Group of Eight Sculptures
            Mar. 01, 2024

            Group of Eight Sculptures

            Est: $60,000 - $80,000

            Property from a Prominent West Coast Collection Beverly Pepper 1922 - 2020 Group of Eight Sculptures each approximately: 100 by 30 in. 254 by 76.2 cm. Executed circa 1990. i. Bedford Columns, Aurelius incised with the artist's signature (lower edge) cast bronze ii. Untitled incised with the artist's signature and number 3/5 (lower edge) iii. Bedford Column, Tragian Minor Bronze incised with the artist's signature and number 2/5 (lower edge) iv. Bedford Sentinel I incised with the artist's signature and number 2/5 (lower edge) v. Bedford Column, Tragian Minor Bronze incised with the artist's signature and number 3/5 (lower edge) vi. Tillius Bronze incised with the artist's signature and number 2/5 (lower edge) vii. Untitled incised with the artist's signature and number 2/5 (lower edge) viii. Bedford Sentinel incised with the artist's signature and number 2/5 (lower edge) Please note this work is being offered from an alternate location and is not onsite at Sotheby's New York. For inquires regarding collection or shipping, please contact Alexis Fastlicht at [email protected]

            Sotheby's
          • Sentinel Marker II
            Mar. 01, 2024

            Sentinel Marker II

            Est: $30,000 - $50,000

            Property from a Prominent West Coast Collection Beverly Pepper 1922 - 2020 Sentinel Marker II ductile cast iron 114 by 12½ by 5½ in. 289.6 by 31.8 by 14 cm. Executed 1985/89, this work is number 2 from an edition of 5. Please note this work is being offered from an alternate location and is not onsite at Sotheby's New York. For inquires regarding collection or shipping, please contact Alexis Fastlicht at [email protected]

            Sotheby's
          • Beverly Pepper, Untitled
            Feb. 01, 2024

            Beverly Pepper, Untitled

            Est: $2,000 - $3,000

            Beverly Pepper Untitled 1985 monoprint 60 h x 42.5 w in (152 x 108 cm) Signed and dated to lower right 'Beverly Pepper 1985'. Provenance: Gerald Peters Gallery, New York | Acquired from the previous in 1989 by the present owner This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

            Wright
          • BEVERLY PEPPER (AMERICAN 1922-2020)
            Jan. 27, 2024

            BEVERLY PEPPER (AMERICAN 1922-2020)

            Est: $3,000 - $5,000

            BEVERLY PEPPER (AMERICAN 1922-2020) Untitled cast iron height: 30 cm (11 3/4 in.) edition 1/1 PROVENANCE Acquired directly from the artist's studio in Todi, Italy, by the present owner, 2009 CONDITION The sculpture is in good condition, no visible issues to report N.B. All lots are sold in as-is condition at the time of sale. Please note that any condition statement regarding works of art is given as a courtesy to our clients in order to assist them in assessing the condition. The report is a genuine opinion held by Shapiro Auctions and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The absence of a condition report or a photograph does not preclude the absence of defects or restoration, nor does a reference to particular defects imply the absence of any others. Shapiro Auctions, LLC., including its consultants and agents, shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

            Shapiro Auctions LLC
          • Beverly Pepper "Black and Blue Construction"
            Jan. 21, 2024

            Beverly Pepper "Black and Blue Construction"

            Est: $600 - $800

            Beverly Pepper (American, 1922-2020), "Black and Blue Construction", embossing and collage, pencil signed and dated "68" lower right, edition no. 8/60 lower left, published by Marlborough Graphics, New York, black frame. Image: 17.50" H x 25.25" W; frame: 21.50" H x 29.50" W. Provenance: From a Fifth Avenue Collection. Keywords: Fine Art, New York School, Mixed media, Female, Women, Woman Artist

            Auctions at Showplace
          • Beverly Pepper (1922-2020)
            Dec. 06, 2023

            Beverly Pepper (1922-2020)

            Est: $800 - $1,200

            JANIS BLUE Color etching, aquatint and chalcography, 1990, on Fabriano paper, signed and inscribed PT V/X in pencil, a proof aside from the numbered edition of 40, printed by Vigna Antoniniana Stamperia d'Arte, Rome, and with their blindstamp, published by 2RC Edizioni d’Arte, Rome, and with their blindstamp, the full sheet, framed. Sheet 38 5/8 x 26 7/8 inches; 981 x 683 mm. Frame 40 1/8 x 28 5/8 inches; 1019 x 727 mm.

            Doyle New York
          • Silence of the Dark
            Nov. 16, 2023

            Silence of the Dark

            Est: $40,000 - $60,000

            Art House: The Collection of Chara Schreyer Beverly Pepper 1922 - 2020 Silence of the Dark steel 116 ¾ by 7 by 7 in. 296.5 by 18 by 18 cm. Executed in 1982.

            Sotheby's
          • Beverly Pepper, Randolph Plaza 3
            Nov. 08, 2023

            Beverly Pepper, Randolph Plaza 3

            Est: $20,000 - $30,000

            Beverly Pepper Randolph Plaza 3 c. 1981 steel, iron 34 h x 15.75 w x 13.75 d in (86 x 40 x 35 cm) Impressed signature and notation to base 'BP 11'. This work is unique. Provenance: Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York | Private Collection | Christie's Online, First Open Online: Post War & Contemporary Art, Lot 194 | Private Collection This work will ship from New York City.

            Rago Arts and Auction Center
          • BEVERLY PEPPER Scultori a Brufa
            Nov. 08, 2023

            BEVERLY PEPPER Scultori a Brufa

            Est: €150 - €300

            Scultori a Brufa 2011 Manifest. 36.61 x 26.77 in. Signed and dedicated lower recto.

            Aste Bolaffi
          • Beverly Pepper, Untitled
            Oct. 27, 2023

            Beverly Pepper, Untitled

            Est: $3,000 - $5,000

            Beverly Pepper Untitled 1985 monoprint 60 h x 42.5 w in (152 x 108 cm) Signed and dated to lower right 'Beverly Pepper 1985'. Provenance: Gerald Peters Gallery, New York | Acquired from the previous in 1989 by the present owner This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

            Wright
          • BEVERLY PEPPER (AMERICAN 1922-2020)
            Oct. 21, 2023

            BEVERLY PEPPER (AMERICAN 1922-2020)

            Est: $400 - $600

            BEVERLY PEPPER (AMERICAN 1922-2020) Abstract Composition 1964 colored relief etching on paper 50 x 66 cm (19 3/4 x 26 in.), framed dimensions: 52 x 68 cm (20 1/2 x 26 3/4 in.) numbered 38/50 lower left, signed and dated lower right PROVENANCE Marlborough Graphics Gallery, New York, NY (label on verso) CONDITION Observed in frame under glass, the print is in good condition, overall scattered specks of surface grime, some creasing to the edges, minor waviness to the paper, previous tape marks in the corners. N.B. All lots are sold in as-is condition at the time of sale. Please note that any condition statement regarding works of art is given as a courtesy to our clients in order to assist them in assessing the condition. The report is a genuine opinion held by Shapiro Auctions and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The absence of a condition report or a photograph does not preclude the absence of defects or restoration, nor does a reference to particular defects imply the absence of any others. Shapiro Auctions, LLC., including its consultants and agents, shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

            Shapiro Auctions LLC
          • Beverly Pepper sculpture
            Oct. 21, 2023

            Beverly Pepper sculpture

            Est: $6,000 - $9,000

            Beverly Pepper (American 1922-2020) Toronto stainless steel, 1969-70, signed Beverly Pepper 69 at corner and also Beverly Pepper 70 on adjacent edge. 37 x 55 x 12".

            Rachel Davis Fine Arts
          • Beverly Pepper - The Umbrian Bronze Markers
            Oct. 19, 2023

            Beverly Pepper - The Umbrian Bronze Markers

            Est: $10 - $1,000

            Published By: Andre Emmerich Gallery - Dimensions: 10 1/2" X 8 1/2" - Paperback

            Berner's Auction Gallery
          • BEVERLY PEPPER, JORIE GRAHAM In the Pasture
            Sep. 30, 2023

            BEVERLY PEPPER, JORIE GRAHAM In the Pasture

            Est: $200 - $400

            Accordion folded book by mother/daughter team - sculptor Beverly Pepper (1922-2020) and poet Jorie Graham (b. 1950) in collaboration with USF Graphic Studio. The work features an accordion folded book that unfolds into a 16 foot long hand colored photogravure featuring the poem In the Pasture. Folded, the work measures 12 x 8 1/2 x 1", numbered 12/60. This item can be shipped in-house.

            Blackwell Auctions LLC
          • Beverly Pepper, Double Vertical Silver and Black
            Jul. 27, 2023

            Beverly Pepper, Double Vertical Silver and Black

            Est: $500 - $700

            Beverly Pepper Double Vertical Silver and Black 1968 collage on paper sight: 26.25 h x 18.125 w in (67 x 46 cm) Signed, dated and numbered to lower edge '42/60 Beverly Pepper 68'. This work is number 42 from the edition of 60 published by Marlborough Graphics, New York. Provenance: Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York | Private Collection This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

            Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
          • Beverly Pepper, Blue and Black Frame
            Jul. 27, 2023

            Beverly Pepper, Blue and Black Frame

            Est: $500 - $700

            Beverly Pepper Blue and Black Frame 1968 collage on paper sight: 17.75 h x 26.375 w in (45 x 67 cm) Signed, dated and numbered to lower edge '36/60 Beverly Pepper 68'. This work is number 36 from the edition of 60 published by Marlborough Graphics, New York. Provenance: Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York | Private Collection This work will ship from Lambertville, New Jersey.

            Toomey & Co. Auctioneers
          • Beverly Pepper "Jerusalem" Ink Painting 1957
            Jul. 19, 2023

            Beverly Pepper "Jerusalem" Ink Painting 1957

            Est: $1,000 - $1,500

            Beverly Pepper (American, 1922-2020). Ink painting titled "Jerusalem" depicting two figures in loose brushstrokes, 1957. Signed, titled, and dated along the lower right. With an additional painting in ink along the verso. This is an early example of her art before she moved to working primarily with sculptures. While studying art theory with Gyorgy Kepes, she was introduced to the works of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and Man Ray and met environmental artist Frederick Kiesler. In post-war Europe in 1949 while studying painting in Paris at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere she attended classes with cubist painter Andre Lhote and Fernand Leger at his atelier while visiting the studios of Ossip Zadkine and Brancusi. She worked as a painter but took up sculpture after a 1960 trip to Angkor Wat, Cambodia, where the temple ruins filled her with awe. Throughout her life she experimented with new and emerging sculptural techniques, becoming one of, if not the first sculptors to use Cor-Ten steel in her works.

            Revere Auctions
          • BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2022) Omega Plaza 3 cast steel and cast iron 40 1/2 x
            Jul. 18, 2023

            BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2022) Omega Plaza 3 cast steel and cast iron 40 1/2 x

            Est: $20,000 - $30,000

            BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2022) Omega Plaza 3 cast steel and cast iron 40 1/2 x 15 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (101.9 x 38.9 x 33.8 cm.)

            Christie's
          • BEVERLY PEPPER, American (1922-2020), Group of Three Works, (a) pencil on Styrofoam (b) mixed media on paper (c) lithograph poster on paper, (a) 14 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches (b) 17 x 13 inches (c) 27 1/2 x 39 1/2 inche
            Jun. 22, 2023

            BEVERLY PEPPER, American (1922-2020), Group of Three Works, (a) pencil on Styrofoam (b) mixed media on paper (c) lithograph poster on paper, (a) 14 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches (b) 17 x 13 inches (c) 27 1/2 x 39 1/2 inche

            Est: $800 - $1,200

            BEVERLY PEPPER American, (1922-2020) Group of Three Works (a) pencil on Styrofoam (b) mixed media on paper (c) lithograph poster on paper (a) signed and dated lower left "Beverly Pepper 2009", inscribed lower left "For Ruth" (b) signed and dated lower right "Beverly Pepper 12.09", inscribed on the bottom "For Ruth and Davidi - Happiest of all New Years Beverly" (c) signed and dated lower right "Beverly Pepper '79"

            Shannon's
          • Beverly Pepper American, 1922-2020 Untitled
            Jun. 21, 2023

            Beverly Pepper American, 1922-2020 Untitled

            Est: $8,000 - $12,000

            Beverly Pepper American, 1922-2020 Untitled Cast iron with oxidized patina 28 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches (72.4 x 14.6 x 23.5 cm) Provenance: Purchased directly from the artist by the current owner C 

            Doyle New York
          • Beverly Pepper, 1922-2020, 2 Works: Untitled
            Jun. 20, 2023

            Beverly Pepper, 1922-2020, 2 Works: Untitled

            Est: CHF400 - CHF600

            Both signed and dated. Dedication. (Both in frame). (2).

            Germann Auction House Ltd
          • BEVERLY PEPPER (AMERICAN 1922-2020)
            Jun. 15, 2023

            BEVERLY PEPPER (AMERICAN 1922-2020)

            Est: $4,000 - $6,000

            BEVERLY PEPPER (AMERICAN 1922-2020) Untitled , cast iron height: 30 cm (11 3/4 in.)

            Shapiro Auctions LLC
          • Beverly Pepper
            Jun. 15, 2023

            Beverly Pepper

            Est: €800 - €1,200

            New York 1922 - Todi 2020, 40x30cm., "Untitled", 1978, mixed media on paper, signed and dated upper right

            Colasanti Casa d'Aste
          • Beverly Pepper Untitled Scultura in alluminio cm 13,5x25x24 Coll. Eredi G. Carandente, Roma
            Jun. 13, 2023

            Beverly Pepper Untitled Scultura in alluminio cm 13,5x25x24 Coll. Eredi G. Carandente, Roma

            Est: €2,200 - €4,000

            Beverly Pepper Untitled Scultura in alluminio cm 13,5x25x24 Coll. Eredi G. Carandente, Roma

            Casa d'aste ARCADIA
          • Beverly Pepper (1922-2020) Etching in Aquatint
            May. 17, 2023

            Beverly Pepper (1922-2020) Etching in Aquatint

            Est: $300 - $500

            No. 31/80. Signed lower right.

            Cottone Auctions
          • Beverly Pepper (American, 1922-2020) Bronze Plaza II
            May. 17, 2023

            Beverly Pepper (American, 1922-2020) Bronze Plaza II

            Est: $15,000 - $25,000

            Beverly Pepper (American, 1922-2020) Bronze Plaza II Stamped with initials on base, bronze with dark brown patina. Executed in 1984. height: 35 1/4 in. (89.5cm) width: 11 1/2 in. (29.2cm) depth: 9 in. (22.9cm) Provenance André Emmerich Gallery, New York, New York. Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (acquired directly from the above in April 1987). Exhibition Works in Bronze, University Art Gallery of Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California, November 1-December 16, 1984. Beverly Pepper: An Autobiography in Form, List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, March 4-July 2, 1989. To request a condition report, or for any additional information, please email Adrianne Wolkenberg at [email protected].

            Freeman's
          • BEVERLY PEPPER Untitled
            May. 11, 2023

            BEVERLY PEPPER Untitled

            Est: €500 - €1,000

            BEVERLY PEPPER Untitled 2009 Weathering steel. 9.45 x 6.30 x 2.36 in. It is an edition of 20 specimens that the artist had created as a Christmas present for friends and relatives. The stone base is not part of the work, the artist had not included the base

            Aste Bolaffi
          • BEVERLY PEPPER AND JORIE GRAHAM, American (1922-2020), "In the Pasture", artist book with solid bronze sculpture casing, 13 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 4 inches
            Apr. 27, 2023

            BEVERLY PEPPER AND JORIE GRAHAM, American (1922-2020), "In the Pasture", artist book with solid bronze sculpture casing, 13 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 4 inches

            Est: $2,000 - $3,000

            BEVERLY PEPPER AND JORIE GRAHAM American, (1922-2020) "In the Pasture" artist book with solid bronze sculpture casing signed, numbered, and dated "Beverly Pepper III/X ©2000"

            Shannon's
          • BEVERLY PEPPER, American (1922-2020), Untitled, 1999, basalt stone, h. 12 3/4 inches
            Apr. 27, 2023

            BEVERLY PEPPER, American (1922-2020), Untitled, 1999, basalt stone, h. 12 3/4 inches

            Est: $5,000 - $7,000

            BEVERLY PEPPER American, (1922-2020) Untitled, 1999 basalt stone unsigned

            Shannon's
          • BEVERLY PEPPER, American (1922-2020), Basalt Homage to the Triangle, 1999, basalt stone, 28 1/2 x 28 3/4 x 7 inches
            Apr. 27, 2023

            BEVERLY PEPPER, American (1922-2020), Basalt Homage to the Triangle, 1999, basalt stone, 28 1/2 x 28 3/4 x 7 inches

            Est: $8,000 - $12,000

            BEVERLY PEPPER American, (1922-2020) Basalt Homage to the Triangle, 1999 basalt stone signed and dated "Beverly Pepper '99"

            Shannon's
          • Beverly Pepper paper collage multiple Double Vertical 1968
            Apr. 15, 2023

            Beverly Pepper paper collage multiple Double Vertical 1968

            Est: $400 - $800

            Pepper, Beverly (American, 1922-2020), Double Vertical, 1968, paper collage multiple with impression, 27.75 × 19.25 inches, pencil signed, dated, and numbered 18/60, in a welded corner aluminum frame measuring 30 x 22.25 inches, provenance: Barney Weinger Gallery, New York.

            Concept Art Gallery
          • BEVERLY PEPPER, COLLAGE 1 V.1, COLLAGE MULTIPLE, SIGNED AND NUMBERED IN INK
            Mar. 28, 2023

            BEVERLY PEPPER, COLLAGE 1 V.1, COLLAGE MULTIPLE, SIGNED AND NUMBERED IN INK

            Est: $1,200 - $1,500

            Artist: Beverly Pepper, American (1922 - 2020) Title: Collage 1 v.1 Year: 1968 Medium: Collage Multiple, signed and numbered in ink Edition: 11/60 Size: 19 in. x 28 in. (48.26 cm x 71.12 cm) Frame Size: 25 x 34 inches

            RoGallery
          • Beverly Pepper "Jerusalem" Ink Painting 1957
            Mar. 21, 2023

            Beverly Pepper "Jerusalem" Ink Painting 1957

            Est: $1,000 - $1,500

            Beverly Pepper (American, 1922-2020). Ink painting titled "Jerusalem" depicting two figures in loose brushstrokes, 1957. Signed, titled, and dated along the lower right. With an additional painting in ink along the verso. This is an early example of her art before she moved to working primarily with sculptures. While studying art theory with Gyorgy Kepes, she was introduced to the works of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and Man Ray and met environmental artist Frederick Kiesler. In post-war Europe in 1949 while studying painting in Paris at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere she attended classes with cubist painter Andre Lhote and Fernand Leger at his atelier while visiting the studios of Ossip Zadkine and Brancusi. She worked as a painter but took up sculpture after a 1960 trip to Angkor Wat, Cambodia, where the temple ruins filled her with awe. Throughout her life she experimented with new and emerging sculptural techniques, becoming one of, if not the, first sculptors to use Cor-Ten steel in her works.

            Revere Auctions
          • BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2020) MAQUETTE: NORMANNO WEDGE
            Mar. 18, 2023

            BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2020) MAQUETTE: NORMANNO WEDGE

            Est: $8,000 - $12,000

            Beverly (Stoll) Pepper (1922-2020) Normanno Wedge Circa 1980. This important cast iron maquette, small preliminary study for a monumental sculpture, was precursor to the seven-foot tall Western Washington University Campus installation of the same name. Beverly Pepper mentions casting, ' a very small, forged steel sculpture' in her verbal transcript discussing the evolution of the Normanno Wedge at WWU. Pepper relates, that this is a seminal work for her, which emphasizes verticality as well as integrating the earth and sky. ''Positioned on top of a mound, the wedge shape creates a type of urban altar.'' The artist goes on to say, ' Normanno Wedge is part of a series of sculpture based on tools and allowing their metamorphosis into something else. The embryonic state of the tool evolves into something beyond a tool. This began when I was working in foundries and factories and became involved with the beauty of the instruments I used. As a work in process, it is inevitably seductive. With each new mutation, you wonder if you're finished when you actually need to push on to a final form.' ' I used wedges in making some works to split the sculptures and create a space between -- to keep them engaged in a dialogue. Then, the wedges themselves invaded my mind. This began with the first wedge I created -- a very small, forged steel sculpture, made with a drop forge. It was initially difficult because I felt I needed to do the forging myself, though I was not physically capable of manipulating the forge and maneuvering huge weights of steel. At that point, I decided to shift to casting since it would free me to work directly in iron. The originals could be made out of more malleable material.' She continues, ' …I call WWU's sculpture Normanno because the man who owned its foundry in Terni (Italy) was named Normanno. Still, it took a lot of persuasion to convince Signor Normano Bernadini to cast that wedge. Eventually, we became great friends and did a lot of work together. Other foundries followed -- my cast iron sculptures made in an industrial foundry, not an art foundry. Industrial casts are coarser and relate more to the concept of the tool.' This rare and important 19-inch tall preliminary study is not signed. It comes from a private Kansas collection, obtained form the Moline Illinois estate of a John Deere Company executive. Measures 19.5 x 7.5 x 4 inches. AN ABSENTEE BID PLACED IN ADVANCE COULD LOSE TO A LIVE BID OF EQUAL AMOUNT PLACED LATER. First bid precedence is not possible in auctions that incorporate live bidding via multiple online platforms, live bidders participating in the sale room and live telephone bidders. The only ways to avoid the possibility of losing the bid in this manner is to attend the live auction or bid absentee with plus-one option. Be aware that internet sales tax applies to all Internet transactions and local sales tax may apply to local pick-up transactions. We happily provide seamless in-house packing and shipping services on nearly everything we sell. Until further notice, we cannot offer international shipping in-house.

            Dirk Soulis Auctions
          • BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2020) Leo Goliath stainless steel 105 7/8 x 47 3/8 x
            Mar. 09, 2023

            BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2020) Leo Goliath stainless steel 105 7/8 x 47 3/8 x

            Est: £15,000 - £20,000

            BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2020) Leo Goliath stainless steel 105 7/8 x 47 3/8 x 26 5/8in. (269 x 120.4 x 67.5cm.)

            Christie's
          • BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2020) Untitled Sheet: 29 1/8 x 41 in. (740 x 1041 mm.)
            Mar. 08, 2023

            BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2020) Untitled Sheet: 29 1/8 x 41 in. (740 x 1041 mm.)

            Est: $800 - $1,200

            BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2020) Untitled Sheet: 29 1/8 x 41 in. (740 x 1041 mm.)

            Christie's
          • BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2020) Untitled, circa 1980
            Feb. 17, 2023

            BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2020) Untitled, circa 1980

            Est: $10,000 - $15,000

            BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2020) Untitled, circa 1980 stamped with the artist's initials 'BP' (along the lower edge) iron 32 1/2 x 6 x 6 in. 82.6 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm.

            Bonhams
          • Beverly Pepper UNTITLED Color soft-ground etching, framed
            Feb. 15, 2023

            Beverly Pepper UNTITLED Color soft-ground etching, framed

            Est: $400 - $600

            Beverly Pepper (1922-2020) UNTITLED Color soft-ground etching, 1987, on wove paper, signed, dated and numbered 18/175 in pencil, printed by Stamperia d'Arte-Vigna Antoniniana, Rome and with their blindstamp, published by the Community Committee of the Brooklyn Museum, with full margins, framed. Plate 21 7/8 x 16 1/4 inches; 556 x 413 mm. Sheet 36 7/8 x 26 1/8 inches; 937 x 664 mm. Frame 41 3/4 x 30 3/4 inches; 1060 x 781 mm. C 

            Doyle New York
          • Beverly Pepper Senza titolo Without title
            Dec. 13, 2022

            Beverly Pepper Senza titolo Without title

            Est: €3,200 - €4,000

            Beverly Pepper Senza titolo Without title Signature and dedication on the front "To Gianni with Love Beverly Pepper". Coll. Eredi G. Carandente, Roma cm 13,5x25x24 Aluminum sculpture

            Casa d'aste ARCADIA
          • PEPPER BEVERLY
            Dec. 10, 2022

            PEPPER BEVERLY

            Est: €300 - €500

            Composition

            Campo & Campo
          • Beverly Pepper UNTITLED Color soft-ground etching, framed
            Dec. 08, 2022

            Beverly Pepper UNTITLED Color soft-ground etching, framed

            Est: $500 - $700

            Beverly Pepper (1922-2020) UNTITLED Color soft-ground etching, 1987, on wove paper, signed, dated and numbered 35/175 in pencil, printed by Stamperia d'Arte-Vigna Antoniniana, Rome and with their blindstamp, published by the Community Committee of the Brooklyn Museum, with full margins, framed. Plate 21 7/8 x 16 1/4 inches; 556 x 413 mm. Sheet 36 7/8 x 26 1/8 inches; 937 x 664 mm. Frame 42 x 30 3/4 inches; 1067 x 781 mm. C 

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          • BEVERLY PEPPER - UNTITLED (STUDY FOR SCULPTURE)
            Sep. 28, 2022

            BEVERLY PEPPER - UNTITLED (STUDY FOR SCULPTURE)

            Est: $400 - $600

            Lot 155 Beverly Pepper American (1924-2020) Untitled (Study for Sculpture) lithograph and enamel on Fabriano paper signed lower right, numbered 9/70 sheet: 18 1/2 x 25 3/4 inches frame dimensions: 22 3/4 x 30 x 2 inches, wood shadow box frame with glazing Provenance: From a Private Collection Carey Ellis Co., Dallas, TX label affixed to verso,,Vesti Corporation, Boston, MA label affixed to verso

            Capsule Gallery Auction
          • BEVERLY PEPPER - UNTITLED (BLACK AND SILVER COMPOSITION)
            Sep. 28, 2022

            BEVERLY PEPPER - UNTITLED (BLACK AND SILVER COMPOSITION)

            Est: $400 - $600

            Lot 149 Beverly Pepper American (1924-2020) Untitled (Black and Silver Composition) (1968) embossing on Fabriano paper signed lower right, editioned 14/60 sheet: 27 1/2 x 19 inches frame dimensions: 32 x 23 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches, wood frame with glazing Provenance: From a Private Collection

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          • BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2020) Untitled, circa 1980
            Sep. 14, 2022

            BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2020) Untitled, circa 1980

            Est: $10,000 - $15,000

            BEVERLY PEPPER (1922-2020) Untitled, circa 1980 bronze and wood 49 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. 124.5 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm. For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website

            Bonhams
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