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    Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
    Flying Colors, 1973
    Gouache and ink on paper
    10 x 8-1/4 inches (25.4 x 21.0 cm)
    Signed lower edge: Calder
    Inscribed: Flying Colors

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Thomas Barrett King, Dallas, gift from the above, 1973;
    By descent to the present owner, Evergreen, Colorado, 2013.

    NOTE:
    This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under no. A27764. It was a study for promotional material (1973 press packet).


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

    Condition Report*: Sheet is hinged to board via upper edge verso; two repaired tears to the "o"; dried adhesive present verso; slight overall yellowing to the paper.
    Framed Dimensions 24.5 X 18.5 Inches
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    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    May
    23rd Thursday 12:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    May
    23rd Thursday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 77001-77151) - 1:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, May 23, 2019 (11:00 AM Pacific Time).
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    Current Bid:
    $4,000
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