Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Crinkly Crocodile

Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
Calder, A.
Crinkly Crocodile
signed with monogram and dated 'CA 71' (on the top)
animobile--painted sheet metal
Height: 5 in. (13.3 cm.)
Width: 40 in. (102.2 cm.)
Depth: 6 in. (15.2 cm.)
Executed in 1971
The Pace Gallery, New York.
Private Collection, Texas (acquired from the above, 1987).
Acquired by the present owner, 1995.
New York, Perls Galleries, Animobiles--recent gouaches, October-November 1971, no. 5 (illustrated).
The Fort Worth Art Museum, Calder Animals: Made at the Zoo and Elsewhere Too!, June-September 1985.
Sale room notice
This work was also exhibited at Turino, Palazzo a Vela, Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition, July-September 1983, no. 264.

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This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number AO1199.

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