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1898 - 1976
signed and dated 74
ink and gouache on paper
43½ by 29½ in. 110.5 by 75 cm.
framed: 51 by 37⅝ in. 129.5 by 95.6 cm.
This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A12682.
This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of handling and wear to the edges with associated black rub marks. Under very close inspection there is a crease to the right bottom tip. There is some discoloration and slight undulation to the sheet. Under close inspection there are brown pinpoint accretions scattered throughout. Under very close inspection there is a minor tear to the top horizontal edge 4 inches from the left vertical edge. Under further close inspection there is a light grey accretion to the bottom left corner and top horizontal edge towards the center of the composition. The sheet is hinged intermittently to the backing board 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
Private Collection, London (acquired from the above in 1974)
Safdie Fine Art, Switzerland (acquired from the above in 1974)
Acquired from the above by the present owner