Moths I | 《蛾》
March 25, 08:05 PM GMT
1,800,000 - 2,500,000 GBP
1898 - 1976
incised with the artist's monogram on the second largest element
painted sheet metal, rod and wire
88.9 by 114.3 by 30.4 cm. 35 by 45 by 12 in.
89 x 106.6 公分；35 x 42 英寸
Executed in 1947.
This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A03769.
Curt Valentin Gallery, New York
Paul Lester Wiener and Ingeborg ten Haeff, New York (acquired from the above circa 1951)
Private Collection, New York (thence by descent from the above in 1968)
Acquired from the above by the present owner
A. S. C. Rower, Calder by Matter, Paris 2013, p. 234, illustrated (in the artist's studio)
Anon., 'At Home with Alexander Calder', Upstate Diary: Insight & Inspiration From Our Creative Landscape, Issue 2, 21 April 2016, p. 34, illustrated (in the artist's studio)
New York, Buchholz Gallery, Alexander Calder, December 1947, n.p., no. 1 (text)
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Alexander Calder, November 1964, n.p., no. 188 (text)
Toronto, Art Gallery of Toronto, Mobiles and Stabiles by Calder, The Man Who Made Sculpture Move, May 1965, p. 12, no. 188 (text)
Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Calder, July – October 1965, p. 30, no. 149 (text)