PROPERTY FROM THE TREMAINE COLLECTION
ALEXANDER CALDER (1898-1976)

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ALEXANDER CALDER (1898-1976)

Bougainvillea

standing mobile--painted sheet metal and rod, wire and stone
height: 78¼in. (198.5cm).
span: 86in. (218.4cm.)

Executed circa 1947
Provenance
Bucholtz Gallery, New York (Acquired in 1947)
Literature
H. Read, The Art of Sculpture, New York and London 1956, p. 211 (illustrated)
St. Louis Post Dispatch, Dec. 1961, p. 11 (illustrated)
Exhibited
Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, Painting Toward Architecture, Dec. 1947, p. 113 (illustrated). The exhibition travelled to twenty-four American cities from 1948-1952.
London, The Tate Gallery, Alexander Calder Sculpture/Mobiles, July-Aug. 1962
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Atlanta, The High Museum of Art; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, and Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Calder's Universe, Oct. 1976-Oct. 1977, p. 282 (illustrated)
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Alexander Calder, Standing Mobiles, Dec. 1980-Jan. 1981, p. 19 (illustrated)
Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, The Tremaine Collection: 20th Century Masters--The Spirit of Modernism, Feb.-April 1984, p. 52 (illustrated) Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, Delaunay to de Kooning, Modern Masters from the Tremaine Collection and the Wadsworth Atheneum, May-Sept. 1991

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