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Details & Cataloguing

Alexander Calder
1898 - 1976
ORANGE QUADRILATERAL
signed and dated 73
painted sheet metal and rod
54 1/2 by 57 by 21 in. 138.4 by 144.8 by 53.3 cm.
Executed in 1973, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A01549.
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Provenance

Estate of the Artist
Knoedler & Co. Gallery, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1979

Exhibited

San Jose Museum of Art; Portland Art Museum; Phoenix Art Museum; Omaha, Joslyn Art Museum; Orlando, Loch Haven Art Center; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; Washington D.C., Smithsonian; Manchester, The Currier Gallery of Art, Calder's Universe, April 1978 - July 1979

Catalogue Note

"The underlying sense of form in my work has been the system of the Universe, or part thereof.  For that is a rather large model to work from."  Alexander Calder

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