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    Sale 2150

    First Open Post-War and Contemporary Art

    11 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 69

    Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

    Falling Red and Blue Balloons

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
    Falling Red and Blue Balloons
    signed and dated 'Calder 68' (lower right)
    gouache and ink on paper
    43½ x 29½ in.(110.5 x 74.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1968.


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    This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York under application number A06084.

    Provenance

    Perls Galleries, New York
    Eaton Fine Art, Inc., West Palm Beach
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF GERALD TSAI, JR


    Exhibited

    West Palm Beach, Eaton Fine Art, Alexander Calder: Mobiles, Gouaches and an Airplane, December 2005-January 2006.