1 - 2 April 2009
Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)
Red Bubble with Blue Drop
signed and dated 'Calder 71' (lower right)
gouache and ink on paper
29½ x 43 in. (75 x 109.2 cm.)
Executed in 1971.
with Pearl Gallery, New York.
with Horizon Gallery, Newton Center.
with Steiner Gallery, Bal Harbor.
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This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A07060.
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