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.
The story of a pivotal work from 1962 that links the artist and different members of the de Menil family
Ronnie Wood's painted rhino is the star lot in a special sale to help fight rhino poaching and the illegal wildlife trade
An introduction to the American great who began ‘drawing in space’ before changing our world with his invention of the mobile
Christie’s specialists discuss Haring, Banksy and Stik, and how to bring the street into the home
Accessibly priced works by Yayoi Kusama, Helen Frankenthaler, Jean Dubuffet, Wolfgang Tillmans and Lucio Fontana, offered in our First Open Online sale
As an iconic 1972 model is offered online, we explain why this pioneering steel sports watch is so prized by collectors
Socialite and reality TV star Mark-Francis Vandelli brings his unique sense of theatre to The Collector auctions