Crag With Red Heart
Artwork: Crag With Red Heart
Size: 106.7 x 95.3 x 41.3 cm
Medium: Standing mobile-sheet metal, wire and paint
Creation year: 1974
Marks: Incised with the artist's monogram and date 'CA 74' (on the base)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: Perls Galleries, New York; Mr. and Mrs. James W. Alsdorf, Chicago, 1974; Private collection, Paris; Anon. sale; Christie's, London, 30 June 1994, lot 45; Michael Haas, Berlin; His sale; Sotheby's, London, 24 October 1996, lot 47; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Perls Galleries, Alexander Calder: Crags and Critters of 1974, October-November 1974, no. 7 (illustrated); Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Wer Hat Angst vor Rot [?], June-September 1995, p. 55, no. 12; London, Helly Nahmad Gallery, Love, March-May 2000, no. 29 (illustrated); Beverly Hills, Gagosian Gallery, Alexander Calder, May-June 2003; New York, Hammer Galleries, Objects in Space: Leger, Miro, Calder, November 2012-January 2013, pp. 70-71 and 86 (illustrated).

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-05-16
Lot Number: 664
Low Estimate: $600000 [+25%]
High Estimate: $800000 [-6%]
Hammer Price: $750000
Sold For: $915000