Lot 105
  • 105

Alexander Calder

Estimate
30,000 - 40,000 USD
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Description

  • Alexander Calder
  • Untitled
  • signed, dated 67 and dedicated To Jean and Jacqueline Hélion
  • gouache on paper
  • 23 by 30 3/4 in. 58.4 by 78.1 cm.
  • Executed in 1967, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A08733.

Provenance

Jean and Jacqueline Hélion, Paris and Rockbridge Baths, Virginia (gift of the artist in 1967)
Private Collection, Virginia (by descent from the above in 1988)
Gift to the present owner from the above

Condition

This work is in very good condition overall. All four edges are deckled. There are some light surface abrasions visible in the black painted portions. There are two small spots of paint loss on the sphere, visible in the catalogue illustration. The sheet is hinged verso to a Plexiglas backing. Framed under Plexiglas.
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