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PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTION

Alexander Calder
THE HANDSTAND
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 75,650 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
147

PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTION

Alexander Calder
THE HANDSTAND
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 75,650 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Alexander Calder
1898 - 1976
THE HANDSTAND
signed and numbered 2/6 three times
bronze, in two parts
26 by 54.5 by 21.5cm.; 101/4 by 21½ by 8½in.
Executed in 1944.
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Provenance

Perls Galleries, New York
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 1969

Exhibited

New York, Perls Galleries, Alexander Calder: Bronze Sculptures of 1944, 1969, no. 18, illustrated

Literature

James Johnson Sweeney & Daniel Lelong, Calder, L'artiste et l'oeuvre, Archives Maeght, Vol. I, Paris 1971, p. 65, illustration of the original cast
Exhibition Catalogue, New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Calder's Circus, 1972, p. 60, illustration of another cast
Exhibition Catalogue, Turin, Palazzo a Vela, Calder, 1983, no. 184, p. 107, illustration of another cast

Catalogue Note

This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A01144.2

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