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    Sale 1998

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 198

    Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

    Blanc de Blanc

    Price Realised  

    Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
    Blanc de Blanc
    signed with monogram and dated 'CA 60' (on the largest element)
    hanging mobile--painted sheet metal and wire
    51 x 56 x 25 in. (129.5 x 142.2 x 63.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1960.


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    This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A02504.

    Provenance

    Perls Galleries, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1967


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A CONNECTICUT COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    New York, Perls Galleries, Alexander Calder/Joan Miró, February-April 1961, p. 4, no. 13 (illustrated).
    Berlin, Akademie der Künst, Alexander Calder, May-July 1967, p. 44, no. 131 (illustrated).