Mel Bochner (American, b. 1940)
2 Number Circles Interlocking Zero: Mirror Rotation and 2 Number Circles Interlocking Zero: Mirror Rotation/Alternate Rotation, 1973; Colored pencil on two sheets of Strathmore paper (framed together); Both sheets signed, dated and titled; 10 7/8" x 13 7/8" (each sheet); 22 1/8" x 13 7/8" (total); Provenance: Sonnabend Gallery, New York (label on verso); Private Collection, Florida
Sale Price: $12,500
Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
The work is in very good condition. Signed, dated and titled in pencil on lower recto of both sheets. Sheets show a very slight, but even toning. Top sheet has slightly dropped from right hinge. Pinhole in top edge of lower sheet (as intended by artist). Sheets are torn from a spiral pad, so right side shows the torn edges (as intended by the artist).