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Red, White, and Blacks

Red, White, and Blacks
signed with the artist’s monogram and dated '57' (on the largest white element)
hanging mobile-sheet metal, wire and paint
43 x 81 x 11in. (109.2 x 205.7 x 27.9cm.)
Executed in 1957
Perls Galleries, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1961.
J. Canaday, 'Calder and Miro' in The New York Times, February 1961 (illustrated, p. 19).
'The Biggest Calder in the Country', in Scholastic News Time, October 1969 (illustrated, p. 9).
Calder / Miro: Chronology and Correspondence, exh cat., New York, Pace Gallery, 2017 (illustrated, p. 115).
New York, Perls Galleries, Alexander Calder / Joan Miro, 1961, p. 12, no. 8 (illustrated, p. 1).
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Post Lot Text
This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A07337.

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