13 November 2013
Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
Harlequin: Three Equals Five
signed with artist's monogram and dated 'CA 70' (on the base); signed with artist's monogram and dated again 'CA 70' (on the largest white element)
painted sheet metal and wire
34½ x 48 x 48 in. (87.6 x 121.9 x 121.9 cm.)
Executed in 1970.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1982
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New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Alexander Calder: Standing Mobiles, December 1980-January 1981.
Houston, Dean Day Gallery, Alexander Calder, April-May 1981, no. 31.
This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A01760.
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