05-17-2013 05-17-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2655B Boston
May 17, 2013 12:00PMCalender

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Untitled

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2655B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 17, 2013 12:00PM


Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)

Untitled, edition of 150. Signed "Calder" in pencil l.r., numbered "60/150" in pencil l.l. Color lithograph on paper, image/sheet size 21 1/4 x 17 in. (53.9 x 43.1 cm), framed.
Condition: Rubs/abrasions to image, staining to image.

Provenance: Purchased from the Brewster Gallery, New York, 1976.
Estimate $800-1,200

Inscribed "Affiche Av Sochaux" in pencil on the bottom edge of the reverse.

A loss of about 1/8 inch diameter with scattered pinpoint sized losses all within the red circle. Also with surface inconsistencies to the red ink. Scattered small abrasions within the blue area. A faint red line consisting of tiny dots of red ink at u.c. extending down six inches. Print hinged at top to mat board backing which has been mounted to foam core.

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Alexander Calder, Brewster Gallery