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    Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
    Portrait of Bob Howard, circa 1926
    Pencil and colored pencil on paper
    11 x 4-1/4 inches (27.9 x 10.8 cm) (sheet)
    Signed and titled lower center: Bob Howard / Sandy Calder

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Alexander Brook, New York, gift from the above;
    G.W. Einstein, New York, circa 1970s;
    Burchard Galleries, Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida, January 25, 2015;
    James Goodman Gallery, New York;
    Private collection, Genoa, Italy.

    NOTE:
    Bob Howard was a vaudevillian and personal friend of Alexander Brook and Alexander Calder.


    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

    Condition Report*: On Deerfield Bond paper; hinged to mount with archival tape along upper edge verso; mild toning to the sheet; buckling to the center right; approximately four folding creases, one 9-1/2 inch crease extending down from the upper edge, one 4-1/2 inch crease extending diagonally from the center left edge, one 1-3/4 inch crease extending diagonally from the lower left edge, and one small folding crease to the lower left corner; one circular stain approximately 1/8 inches in diameter to the lower right quadrant; one spot of foxing near the upper left corner.
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    May, 2018
    24th Thursday
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