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ALEXANDER CALDER

(AMERICAN, 1898 - 1976)

Portrait of George Seldes

1926


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LOT #77011

MAY 22, 2017

Heritage Auctions, Dallas

Modern & Contemporary Art (Sale 5300)


Portrait of George Seldes Regular price: $179.99 $ 3,750 USD Premium3,750 USD (Sale ends )

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

Pencil on paper

Measurements:

8.75 in. (22.22 cm.) (height) by 5.25 in. (13.33 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

(sheet); Framed Dimensions 13.75 X 10.5 Inches

Markings:

Signed and dated lower center: October 19, 1926 / Sander Calder

Condition:

This work is hinged to the mount at the top corners verso; framed under acrylic; there is a light handling crease to the upper left corner (approx. 3-1/4 inches) a few spots of soiling, notably to the man's hat; the paper appears to have been ripped from the artist's sketch book, making the upper edge jagged; otherwise, no other major apparent condition issues

Provenance:

Estate of Gilbert Seldes (Timothy)


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