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153
Alexander Calder
NATIONAL GALLERY III [MAQUETTE]
Estimate
500,000700,000
LOT SOLD. 620,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
153
Alexander Calder
NATIONAL GALLERY III [MAQUETTE]
Estimate
500,000700,000
LOT SOLD. 620,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Alexander Calder
1898 - 1976
NATIONAL GALLERY III [MAQUETTE]
sheet metal, wire and paint
9 by 22 by 4 1/2 in. 22.9 by 55.9 by 11.4 cm.
Executed in 1972.
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This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A23205.

Provenance

Collection of Cameron Segretario, Connecticut (gift of the artist)
Private Collection, Connecticut (by descent from the above)
Private Collection (acquired from the above in 2008)
PaceWildenstein, New York (acquired from the above in 2009)
Acquired from the above by the present owner in November 2009

Literature

Galerie Gmurzynska, Galerie Gmurzynska, Zurich 2008, pp. 76-77, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

“Why must art be static?...You look at an abstraction, sculpted or painted, an intensely exciting arrangement of planes, spheres, nuclei, entirely without meaning. It would be perfect, but it is always still. The next step in sculpture is motion.”
Alexander Calder

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