Research: https://www.sothebys.com/en/artists/david-smith David Smith was an American artist and sculptor of the Abstract Expressionist movement. Smith is best known for his large, geometric sculptures formed from welded steel. As with other American Abstract Expressionists, including his friend, Jackson Pollock, Smith’s oeuvre was influenced by the Surrealist art movement.
These rare pieces of metal & painted art by David Smith, were purchased in the USA.
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Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
A group of welded iron or steel sculptures
in the manner of David Roland Smith (American, 1906 - 1965)
Comprising one red-painted work, signed underneath, together with six found-metal welded figures.
Red: 8 x 6 inches - $250,000/350,000*
Hockey: 10 x 5 inches - $10/15,000*
Golf: 5 x 4 inches - $5,000/8,000*
Washer/Spikes: 10 x 5 inches - $10,000/15,000*
Goldy: 6 x 4 inches - $5,000/8,000*
Spark Plug 6 x 4 inches - $5,000/8,000*
Screws & Washers: 6 x 4 inches - 5,000/8,000*
PROVENANCE: acquired together
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.