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Alexander Calder

Escutcheon

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder

Escutcheon

Escutcheon

Alexander Calder

1898 - 1976

Escutcheon


incised with the artist's monogram and dated 76 on the black element

painted sheet metal and wire

52.3 by 70.5 by 63.5 cm. 20⅝ by 27¾ by 25 in.


This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A00717.

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Estate of The Artist
Pace Gallery, New York
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 1985)
Christie's, New York, 2 May 1991, Lot 153
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Paris, Galerie Maeght, Calder: Mobiles and Stabiles, December 1976 - January 1977, n.p., no. 7 (text)

New York, Pace Gallery, Calder's Calders, May - June 1985, p. 50, illustrated

Madrid, Galería Elvira González, Alexander Calder - Yves Tanguy, January - February 1999, p. 21, illustrated in colour