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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTOR

Alexander Calder
PETIT ROUGE EN BAS
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 212,500 USD
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102

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTOR

Alexander Calder
PETIT ROUGE EN BAS
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 212,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Alexander Calder
1898 - 1976
PETIT ROUGE EN BAS
incised with the artist's monogram on the base
painted metal and wire
6 1/2 by 6 1/8 by 2 3/4 in. 16.5 by 15.5 by 7 cm.
Executed in 1972.
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This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A18850.

Provenance

Daniel Lelong, Paris (gift of the artist)
Artcurial, Paris, 3 June 2013, Lot 31 
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Calder Intime, February - May 1989, p. 197, illustrated in color
Mexico City, Fundación Jumex, Calder: Discipline of the Dance, March - June 2015

Literature

Exh. Cat., Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs (and traveling), Calder Intimé, 1989-1990, p. 197, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

"Why must sculpture be static? You look at abstraction, sculpted or painted, an entirely exciting arrangement of planes, nuclei, entirely without meaning. It would be perfect but it is always still. The next step is sculpture in motion."

Alexander Calder

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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