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Poisson Avec Tête Humaine by ALEXANDER CALDER
ALEXANDER CALDER

(AMERICAN, 1898 - 1976)

Poisson Avec Tête Humaine

1976


PRICE SOLD
ORIGINAL CURRENCY OF SALE
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LOT #129

MAY 19, 2017

Sotheby's, New York

Contemporary Art Day Auction (Sale n09762)


Poisson Avec Tête Humaine Regular price: $179.99 $ 852,500 USD Premium852,500 USD (Sale ends )

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

painted metal and wire

Measurements:

52.01 in. (132.10 cm.) (height) by 28.50 in. (72.40 cm.) (width) by 27.99 in. (71.10 cm.) (depth)

Markings:

incised with the artist's monogram and date 76 on the white element

Exhibited:

Barcelona, Galerie Maeght,. Calder: Exposición Antologica (1932-1976) , April - May 1977, p. 27, illustrated. New York, The Pace Gallery,. Calder's Calders , May - June 1985, p. 47, illustrated in color. Hong Kong, Ben Brown Fine Arts,. Alexander Calder: Sculpture, Works on Paper and Jewellery, February - April 2013. Hong Kong, Sotheby's S2,. Calder: Imagining the Universe , September 2015, cat. no. 18, p. 53, illustrated in color

Literature:

Jacob Baal-Teshuva,. Alexander Calder , Cologne 1998, p. 53, illustrated in color. Mildred Glimcher,. Adventures in Art: 40 Years at Pace , Milan 2001, pp. 292-293, illustrated in color. Exh. Cat., New York, The Pace Gallery,. 50 Years at Pace: Art in the Twenty-First Centur y, 2010, p. 118, illustrated in color

Provenance:

Estate of the artist. The Pace Gallery, New York. Private Collection, Los Angeles (acquired from the above in 1985). Sotheby's, New York, 18 November 1992, Lot 113. Acquired from the above sale by the present owner


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