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Alexander Calder

Les Ailes brisées (maquette)

Estimate:

120,000

to
- 180,000 USD

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder

Les Ailes brisées (maquette)

Les Ailes brisées (maquette)

Estimate:

120,000

to
- 180,000 USD

Lot sold:

504,000

USD

Alexander Calder

Les Ailes brisées (maquette)


1967

sheet metal, rivets, paint

18 ¾ x 18 ½ x 14 in. (47.5 x 47 x 35.6 cm)


Executed in 1967, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A23777.

This work is in very good and sound condition overall. There is evidence of handling and wear visible to the edges, including losses, scratches and areas of rubbing to the pigment. The chalk markings and notations visible throughout are from the time of execution. 


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue, in particular to the Notice regarding the treatment and condition of gemstones.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

Private Collection, Perpignan, France, gift of the artist, 1968
Thence by descent, Private Collection, France, 1995
Gautier-Goxe-Belaïsch, Enghien, December 16, 2007, lot 49
Private Collection, Geneva
Galerie Vedovi, Brussells
Acquired from the above, 2012