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    Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)
    Baseball, 1966
    Gouache and ink on paper
    29-1/2 x 42-1/2 inches (74.9 x 108.0 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: Calder 66

    PROVENANCE:
    Galerie Maeght, Paris, France;
    Joel Boggart Gallery, New York, 1978;
    Private collection, Michigan;
    Marscha Goodkin Gallery, Chatsworth, California;
    Private collection, Roscoe, Illinois, circa 1990;
    A.B. Levy's Fine Art, Palm Beach, Florida, October 26, 2014, lot 300;
    Private collection, Miami Beach, Florida, 2014.

    EXHIBITED:
    Fondation Maeght, St. Paul de Vence, "Calder," April 2-May 31, 1969, no. 244;
    [The above exhibition also traveled to] Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaeq, Denmark, June 29-September 7, 1969, no. 203, and Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland, October 4-November 16, 1969, no. 178;
    Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany, "Calder," May 10-July 13, 1975, no. 145;
    [The above exhibition also traveled to] Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Germany, August 23-November 2, 1975, no. 145.

    LITERATURE:
    Fondation Maeght, Calder, St. Paul de Vence, 1969, exhibition catalogue, p. 188, no. 244, illustrated in black and white;
    Archives Maeght, Calder, l'artiste et l'oeuvre, Paris, 1971, p. 118, illustrated in black and white.

    NOTE:
    This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under no. A00822.


    More information about Alexander Calder, also known as Calder, Alexander, Alexander Calder.



    Condition Report*: Slight undulation to the edges with a few scattered soft handling creases and bumps to the edges; minor paper discoloration; otherwise, the work remains in very good condition; sheet is hinged to mount along the top edge verso. Framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 38 X 50.5 Inches
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