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Alexander Calder
FISH TEASING A WHALE
Estimate
400,000600,000
LOT SOLD. 387,000 USD
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262
Alexander Calder
FISH TEASING A WHALE
Estimate
400,000600,000
LOT SOLD. 387,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Alexander Calder
1898 - 1976
FISH TEASING A WHALE
incised with the artist's monogram and date 71 on the base 
painted sheet metal and wire
20 1/2 by 58 by 41 in. 52.1 by 147.3 by 104.1 cm.
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This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A08970.

Provenance

The Pace Gallery, New York
Hokin Gallery, Palm Beach
Russeck Gallery, Pennsylvania (acquired from the above in 1988)
Private Collection, Philadelphia
Russeck Gallery, Palm Beach
Margot Stein Gallery, Rye
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2010

Exhibited

New York, Perls Galleries, Calder: Animobiles - Recent Gouaches, October - November 1971, cat. no. 13, p. 10, illustrated
Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, A Child's Summer with  Calder and Miro, June - August 1972
Turin, Palazzo a Vela, Calder: Mostra Retrospettiva, July - September 1983, cat. no. 260, p. 46, illustrated 
Yonkers, Hudson River Museum, Calder Creatures Great and Small, July - September 1985
New York, O'Hara Gallery, Alexander Calder: Selected Works 1932-1972, October - December 1994, p. 19, illustrated in color

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