Description

    ALEXANDER CALDER (American, 1898-1976)
    Untitled, 1950
    Gouache, ink, and pencil on paper
    29-1/2 x 41-1/2 inches (74.9 x 105.4 cm) sheet
    Signed and dated lower right: Calder '50

    PROVENANCE:
    Selma H. and Irving Sobin, Boston (acquired directly from the artist in the 1950s)
    Private collection, Waban, Massachusetts (by descent from the above, 1980)
    Skinner Auctions, Boston, January 29, 2010, lot 610
    Steve Banks, San Francisco (acquired from the above)
    Private collection, Summit, New Jersey (acquired from the above in 2011)

    NOTE:
    The work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation under A24737.




    Condition Report*:

    Minor paper discoloration and toning/mat burn along extreme sheet edges; slightly bumped corners, with a slight wrinkle in lower left corner, and a small notch along left edge; several scattered pinpoint dots of possible foxing. Framed Dimensions 37.25 X 48.25 Inches

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    November, 2014
    8th Saturday
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