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133
Alexander Calder
1232114
Estimate
350,000450,000
LOT SOLD. 554,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
133
Alexander Calder
1232114
Estimate
350,000450,000
LOT SOLD. 554,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Alexander Calder
1898 - 1976
1232114
painted metal and wire hanging mobile
11 by 39 by 39 in. 27.9 by 99.1 by 99.1 cm.
Executed circa 1955, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A13582.
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Provenance

George Seminoff, Oklahoma City (acquired directly from the artist in 1956)
Loudmer Scp., Paris, June 17, 1996, lot 61
Private Collection, Paris (acquired from the above sale)
Acquired by the present owner from the above in 2005

Exhibited

San Francisco, John Berggruen Gallery, Alexander Calder: Sculpture and Works on Paper, April 2006

Catalogue Note

"The basis of everything for me is the universe. The simplest forms in the universe are the sphere and the circle. I represent them by disks and then I vary them. My whole theory about art is the disparity that exists between form, masses and movement." - Alexander Calder

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