23 September 2009
Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
signed 'Calder' (lower right)
ink, crayon and watercolor on paper laid down on board
19 x 24 in. (48.3 x 61 cm.)
Executed circa 1928.
Acquired from the artist by the previous owner
By descent to the present owner
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Alexander Calder: Le Grand Cirque, December 1998-March 1999.
This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A02395.
Francis Bacon's poignant celebration of George Dyer, the artist's most important subject, will star in Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 17 May
Discover CoBrA, Basquiat, Polke and more at De Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam
An introduction to the American great who began ‘drawing in space’ before changing our world with his invention of the mobile
In the 70th year since its founding, we look back on the movement’s brief, furious life. On 23 and 24 April, 20 works by the group will be offered in Amsterdam
From Hockney to Baldessari, Ruscha to Thiebaud — how the countercultural figures who flocked to California in the Sixties became art establishment names
Ahead of an online sale that honours their close bond, Meredith Etherington-Smith traces the roots of a 40-year collaboration
The artist tells us about his meticulous recreation of a child’s toy in a work that became an instant icon when it debuted at the Whitney Museum in New York in 2014