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Alexander Calder

Moths I | 《蛾》

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Estimate:

1,800,000

to
- 2,500,000 GBP

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder

Moths I | 《蛾》

Moths I | 《蛾》

Estimate:

1,800,000

to
- 2,500,000 GBP

Alexander Calder

亞歷山大・考爾德

1898 - 1976

Moths I

《蛾》


incised with the artist's monogram on the second largest element

款識:藝術家簽名及姓名縮寫

painted sheet metal, rod and wire

著色金屬片、金屬杆及金屬絲

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.

1947年作


This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A03769.

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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)