Lot 121
  • 121

Alexander Calder

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 USD
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Description

  • Alexander Calder
  • The Red Hourglass
  • signed and dated 63
  • gouache on paper
  • 22 7/8 by 30 3/4 in.
  • 58.1 by 78.1 cm.
  • Executed in 1963, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York under application number A05979.

Provenance

Perls Galleries, New York
Eva Lee Gallery, New York
Private Collection, New York
Thence by descent to the present owner

Condition

In good condition aside from rippling to sheet particularly at upper and lower edge. Sheet has deckled edges. Slight surface dirt to sheet at edges. VERSO: attached to thick paper backing at each upper corner and then backed by cardboard.
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