Description

    JAUME PLENSA (Spanish, b. 1955)
    The Personal Miraculous Fountain, 1994-2005
    Cast bronze
    103 x 55-1/8 x 78-3/4 inches (261.6 x 140.0 x 200.0 cm)
    From the edition of 3
    Titled around the base

    PROVENANCE:
    Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago/New York
    Private collection, Beverly Hills

    EXHIBITED:
    The Henry Moore Studio, Dean Clough, Halifax, The Personal Miraculous Fountain, 1994
    Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, UK, artranspennine '98, 1998. (illustrated in exhibition catalogue, np.)

    LITERATURE:
    Jaume Plensa: Public Projects (Chicago: Richard Gray Gallery, 2001) (illustrated p.12-13)
    C. Ahrens, Jaume Plensa, Poligrafa, 2003, pp. 90-93 (illustrated of another edition)

    NOTE:
    'For three months, in the Spring of 1994, Jaume Plensa's Personal Miraculous Fountain transformed the Henry Moore Studio at Dean Clough, Halifax, into a place of pilgrimage', C. Ahrens, Jaume Plensa, 2003, p.90

    Please note: This lot is located in Heritage's Beverly Hills Office. It can be viewed by appointment through our Beverly Hills office. Buyer will be responsible for pick-up at this facility.




    Condition Report*:

    Normal wear due to climate exposure (previously displayed outdoors). We are not sure if the electrical system is intact as we have not tested it (may or may not spout water).

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    November, 2013
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