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Alexander Calder

Long Yellow Legs

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May 17, 10:38 PM GMT


800,000 - 1,200,000 USD

Lot Details


Alexander Calder

1898 - 1976

Long Yellow Legs

incised with the artist's monogram (on the white element)

sheet metal, wire and paint

22¼ by 21 by 8¼ in.

56.5 by 53.3 by 21 cm.

Executed in 1947.

This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A08018.

Galerie Gerald Cramer, Geneva (acquired directly from the artist circa 1947)
Brook Street Gallery, London
Private Collection, New York
Magenta Manhattan Arts, New York
Acquired from the above in April 1988 by the present owner
Gerald Cramer, Oeuvres Originales de Peintres 1867-1950, Geneva, 1950, no. 87F, p. 45, illustrated
Annick Ehrenström, Un éditeur genevois: Gérald Cramer, Geneva, 1988, p. 37, illustrated 
New York, Buchholz Gallery, Alexander Calder, December 1947