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    Sale 11798

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    30 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 233

    ALEXANDER CALDER (1898-1976)

    Untitled

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ALEXANDER CALDER (1898-1976)
    Untitled
    signed and dated 'Calder '46' (lower right)
    gouache and ink on paper
    11 ¼ x 15 ¼in. (28.6 x 38.7cm.)
    Executed in 1946


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    Provenance

    Private Collection (acquired directly from the artist in 1951).
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 18 October 1979, lot 128.
    Acquired at the above sale by Arthur and Anita Kahn.


    Pre-Lot Text

    The Arthur and Anita Kahn Collection: A New York Story


    Exhibited

    Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Calder in Connecticut, 2000, no. 66 (illustrated in colour, p. 151).


    Post Lot Text

    This work is registered in the archives of the Calder foundation, New York, under application number A13729.