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LOT DETAILS
Current bid: $800 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount

8015 01-Jun-2019 11:16:14 AM $800

14696 01-Jun-2019 11:15:54 AM $700 AutoBid

8015 01-Jun-2019 11:15:54 AM $600

14696 01-Jun-2019 11:15:34 AM $500 AutoBid

8015 31-May-2019 12:57:02 PM $450

28239 20-May-2019 04:34:51 PM $400

LOT 338

Martha Townsend
1956 -
Canadian

Pool
iron and mercury sculpture, 1987
5 3/8 x 13 1/2 x 9 3/4 in, 13.7 x 34.3 x 24.8 cm

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Sold for: $1,000

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PROVENANCE
Art45, Montreal
Collection of Blema and H. Arnold Steinberg, Montreal
Estate of Blema and H. Arnold Steinberg

LITERATURE
Melanie Reinblatt, "Martha Townsend: All About Eve," Montreal Mirror, October 15, 1987, page 19
Renée Baert, "Martha Townsend: September 19 - October 13, 1987, Art45," Canadian Art, spring 1988, page 95
Lorne Falk, "Martha Townsend's Ready-made Ecologies," C Magazine 17, spring 1988, pages 66 and 69
Yoland Racine, Éntre le silence et l'écoute, Musée d'art de Joliette, 1995, unpaginated
Jean-Pierre Le Grand, "Échos de l'Olympe," Vie des Arts 130, 1998, page 65

EXHIBITED
Art45, Montreal, Martha Townsend, September 19 - October 13, 1987
Musée d'art de Joliette, Entre le silence et l'écoute, February 26 - May 21, 1995


Please note: the mercury used in this piece is free-flowing and is contained by the concave shape of the iron form.

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