• Post-War & Contemporary Mornin auction at Christies

    Sale 2220

    Post-War & Contemporary Morning Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 120

    Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

    La Tige rouge

    Price Realised  

    Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
    La Tige rouge
    hanging mobile--painted sheet metal and wire
    28 x 52 in. (71.1 x 132 cm.)
    Executed circa 1949.


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    This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A05435.

    Provenance

    Nicholas Guppy, London
    Dr. Harold Kay, London
    Weintraub Gallery, New York
    Private Collection, New York
    Tina Kim Fine Art, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Exhibited

    Wuppertal, Galerie Parnass, Calder Mobile, June 1952, p. 3, no. 10 (illustrated).
    Hamberg, Galerie Rudolf Hoffmann, Alexander Calder: Mobiles-Stabiles, June-July 1952, no. 10.
    Munich, Moderne Galerie Otto Stangl, Alexander Calder/Joan Miró, July-August 1952, no. 9.
    St. Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght, Calder, April-May 1969, no. 137.