Description: paintstick on paper
Dimensions: 53 by 53 in. 134.6 by 134.6 cm.
Medium: paintstick on paper
Condition Report: This work is in very good condition overall. There is a slight undulation to the sheet, inherent to the artist’s working method and chosen medium. There are pinprick holes visible in the upper right corner likely from previous stapling. The areas of oil staining are inherent to the artist’s chosen medium. The sheet is stapled intermittently along the edges to the mat. Framed.
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Exhibited: Los Angeles, Larry Gagosian Gallery,
Richard Serra: Drawings, December 1984 - January 1985
Glarus, Galerie Tschudi,
Richard Serra, July - August 2000
Zuoz, Galerie Tschudi,
Show, December 2002 - March 2003
Literature: Hans Janssen and Jacqueline Rapmund, Eds.,
Richard Serra: Drawings/Zeichnungen 1969-90: Catalogue Raisonné, Bern 1990, cat. no. 280, p. 244, illustrated
Provenance: Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (LC #D-191)
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Galerie Maeght Lelong, New York
Jean Bernier Gallery, Athens (acquired from the above in 1987)
Marina Eliades, Athens
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2000