Gypsophila On Black Skirt
Artwork: Gypsophila On Black Skirt
Size: 78.1 x 94 x 19 cm
Medium: Painted metal and wire standing mobile
Creation year: 1950
Marks: Incised with the artist's monogram
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A04654
Provenance: Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles; Betty Freeman, Beverly Hills (acquired from the previous in March 1962); Christie's, New York, May 13, 2009, Lot 13 (consigned by the previous); Private Collection (acquired from the previous); Sotheby's, New York, November 13, 2012, Lot 6; Private Collection, Europe (acquired from the previous); Acquired by the present owner from the previous
Exhibition history: Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Charles Hayden Memorial Library, New Gallery, Calder, December 1950 - January 1951; Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston, Calder - Miro, October - November 1951, cat. no. 19; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Alexander Calder Mobiles, March - April 1953

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2015-11-11
Lot Number: 50
Low Estimate: $3500000 [+0%]
High Estimate: $4000000 [-12%]
Hammer Price: $3500000
Sold For: $4170000