Lot 290
  • 290

Calder, Alexander

1,200 - 1,800 USD
1,625 USD
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  • A Collection of Three Alexander Calder Exhibition Catalogues, One Inscribed. New York and Paris: 1944, 1946, 1947 
12mo, 35, [9] pp (6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.; 158 x 120 mm). CALDER. Paris: Galerie Louis Carré, 1946. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE ARTIST on front free endpaper, with color illustrations and photographs. Original black pictorial wrappers, printed in white and red, glassine jacket present; glassine jacket torn and creased with loss.

[with]: 2 catalogues from the Buchholtz Gallery, New York, "Recent Work by Alexander Calder," November 28—December 23, 1944, and "The Recent Work of Alexander Calder," December 9, 1947. 

Catalogue Note

PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE ARTIST "to Sam & Freddie Berenberg -Sandy Calder January 1947," to front free endpaper in black ink with blue, red, and yellow coloring to compartments of letters. Contains the first appearance of Sartre's essay "Les Mobiles de Calder."