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Back to Modern Design / September 23, 2018


ALBERT PALEY (b. 1944)


ALBERT PALEY (b. 1944)

Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500

Small sculpture, edition of 22, Rochester, NY, 1997
Forged and fabricated steel with a blackened finish, wood
No visible markings
4" x 16 1/2" x 16"
Provenance: Family of Professor Herman S. Gundersheimer, Paley's art history teacher at Tyler School of Fine Arts of Temple University. Originally commissioned by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London as gifts to the benefactors upon the opening of the museum's metals gallery.

Excellent condition, refinished by the artist in the mid-2000s. A few minor dings and scratches to wood base.

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