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Alexander Calder

Le Buveur d’Eau

Guaranteed Property

Estimate:

50,000

to
- 70,000 USD

Chez Kay: Property from the Collection of Kay Unger

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder

Le Buveur d’Eau

Le Buveur d’Eau

Estimate:

50,000

to
- 70,000 USD

Lot sold:

378,000

USD

Chez Kay: Property from the Collection of Kay Unger

Alexander Calder

1898 - 1976

Le Buveur d’Eau


signed and dated 67

ink on paper

43 by 29 ¼ in. 109.2 by 74.3 cm.

framed: 49 ⅞ by 36 ⅛ in. 126.7 by 91.8 cm.


This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A12373.

This work is in very good condition overall. Under close inspection, there is minor evidence of light wear and handling to the edges, which have discolored very slightly with age. There is a slight undulation to the sheet, inherent to the artist’s chosen medium. The sheet is hinged verso to the mat intermittently along the edges. Framed under Plexiglas.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Galerie Maeght, Paris
Hokin Gallery, Palm Beach (acquired from the above in 1968)
Collection of Nancy and Julius Epstein, Chicago (acquired from the above in February 1970)
Thence by descent to the present owner
Exh. Cat., New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Calder's Universe, 1976, p. 124, illustrated in color