ALEXANDER CALDER | SUMAC 17
Property from an Important Private Collection
1898 - 1976
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.
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