16 May 2001
Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
Red, Yellow, Black and White
signed with monogram and dated 'CA 67' (on the largest red element)
hanging mobile--painted metal and wire
height: 35 in. (89 cm.)
span: 66½ in. (169 cm.)
Executed in 1967
Galerie Maeght, Paris.
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York.
Anon. sale; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 29 October 1970, lot 69. Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York.
Gifted by the above to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, sale; Christie's, New York, 3 November 1987, lot 21.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A01859.
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