Auction 1091, Contemporary Art, 01.06.2017, 14:00, Lot 509

George Rickey, Untitled (Study for Schiphol Airport Commission)

George Rickey, Untitled (Study for Schiphol Airport Commission), 1975, Auction 1091 Contemporary Art, Lot 509
George Rickey, Untitled (Study for Schiphol Airport Commission), 1975, Auction 1091 Contemporary Art, Lot 509
George Rickey, Untitled (Study for Schiphol Airport Commission), 1975, Auction 1091 Contemporary Art, Lot 509
George Rickey, Untitled (Study for Schiphol Airport Commission), 1975, Auction 1091 Contemporary Art, Lot 509

George Rickey

South Bend/Indiana 1907 - 2002 St. Paul/Minnesota

Untitled (Study for Schiphol Airport Commission)

1975

Kinetic stainless steel sculpture made of 4 needles on wood. 71.5 x 85.5 x 1.5 cm. Needle length: 44.5 cm, 61 cm (2 needles) and 74 cm. One needle signed and dated 'Rickey 1975' (scratched) and with dedication to Henk Peeters. - Minor traces of age.

Accompanied by a written confirmation from The George Rickey Estate, East Chatham, via email dated 23.03.2017.

Provenance

Gift from the artist to Henk Peeters; private collection, the Netherlands

The present wall sculpture was created along with a large format work titled 'Two vertical two horizontal lines' for the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol which was installed there in 1975.

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