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Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Untitled

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
441A
Sold for:
$70,725$57,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)

Untitled
Signed and dated "Calder 63" l.r.
Ink and gouache on J. Whatman watermarked paper, 26 3/4 x 40 in. (68.0 x 101.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered subtle spotting, minor creases to lower corners with an area of partial surface loss to l.r. corner, ink smudges to the reverse.

Provenance: Purchased in 1983 from the Beige Gallery, New York, by the current owner.

N.B. This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A26226.
Estimate $30,000-50,000

The sheet is hinged to its backing in two places near the upper corners on the reverse. The dog-ear crease to the lower right corner measures approximately 3/8 in. No further condition issues to report.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Alexander Calder, Artists, Calder, Kinetic art, Sculpture, Visual arts

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