George Segal: Girl on a Chair, 1970
For sale at Phillips on December 12, 2013:
Wall-hanging multiple, comprising white plaster sculpture and red painted chair, contained within black painted lumbar-wood box,
91 x 61 x 30 cm (35 7/8 x 24 x 11 3/4 in.)
with incised signature and numbered ‘AP 11/30’ on silver plaque on the reverse (an artist’s proof, the edition was 150), published by Editions Alecto Ltd., London, in excellent condition.
Estimate £4,000 – 6,000
Segal’s Girl on a Chair was his first multiple. It was an experimental piece made whilst he was working on a series of sculptures of figures observed through doorways. The multiple is designed to hang on the wall but could also be shown on top of the original wooden crate.