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Alexander Calder

Growth

Property from an Important Private German Collection

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder

Growth

Growth

Alexander Calder

1898 - 1976

Growth


gouache and ink on paper

107.3 by 74.9 cm. 42 1/4 by 29 1/2 in.

Executed in 1964.

This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A14237. 

Colour:

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Condition:

This work is in very good condition. The sheet undulates slightly. Very close inspect ion reveals some light discolouration to all four edges of the sheet and some light wear to all four corner tips. Further very close inspect ion reveals some superficial surface scratches to the black pigment at the centre of the lower horizontal edge. Close inspect ion reveals minor areas of craquelure and associated paint loss to the darker red-black pigment in the thickest areas throughout .


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.

Nicholas Guppy, London (acquired directly from the artist in 1964)
Private Collection, Austria
Sotheby's, London, 6 December 1996, Lot 123
Acquired from the above by the present owner