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ALEXANDER CALDER | SUMAC 17

Guaranteed Property

Estimate:

6,000,000

to
- 8,000,000 USD

Property from an Important Private Collection

ALEXANDER CALDER | SUMAC 17

ALEXANDER CALDER | SUMAC 17

Estimate:

6,000,000

to
- 8,000,000 USD

Lot sold:

8,307,000

USD

Property from an Important Private Collection

ALEXANDER CALDER

1898 - 1976

SUMAC 17


sheet metal, wire and paint

41 ⅝ by 75 ½ by 39 ⅜ in. 105.7 by 192 by 100 cm.


Executed in 1955, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A10121.

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Gira Sarabhai, Ahmedabad (acquired from the artist in 1955)

Private Collection, Ahmedabad (by descent from the above circa 1970)

Christie's, New York, 10 May 2016, Lot 10B (consigned by the above)

Acquired by the present owner from the above sale

Shanay Jhaveri, Western Artists and India: Creative Inspirations in Art and Design, London 2013, p.44, no. 3, illustrated in color

London, Ordovas Gallery, Calder in India, May - August 2012, pp. 78-79, 87-88, and 93, illustrated in color