11 March 2009
Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
signed and dated 'Calder '63' (lower right)
gouache and ink on paper
27 x 40 in.
Painted in 1963.
Perls Galleries, New York
Pace Wildenstein, New York
Serge Sorokko Gallery, San Francisco, acquired from the above, 2000
Acquired from the above by the present owner
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This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York under application number A06159.
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