Polychrome From One To Eight
Artwork: Polychrome From One To Eight
Size: 95.3 x 430.5 x 96.5 cm
Medium: Hanging mobile-sheet metal, rod, wire and paint
Creation year: 1962
Marks: Incised with the artist's monogram and dated 'CA 62' (on the white element); incised with the inscription 'towards center' (on the black element); incised with the numbers '1-8' (respectively on each element)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: Perls Galleries, New York; Arnold H. Maremont, Chicago, 1962; Perls Galleries, New York; Barbara Poe Levee, Los Angeles, 1968; Private collection, Switzerland; Marlborough Galerie AG, Zurich; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 2001
Exhibition history: New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture and Drawings, December 1962-February 1963, p. 39, no. 9; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim, Alexander Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition, November 1964-January 1965, no. 328; Art Gallery of Toronto, Mobiles and Stabiles by Calder, The Man Who Made Sculpture Move, May 1965, n.p., no. 328; New York, Marlborough Gallery, Masters of Modern and Contemporary Sculpture, November-December 1984, n.p., no. 12 (illustrated in color); New York, Marlborough Gallery, Modern Sculpture, September-November 1992, p. 75, no. 37 (illustrated in color)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-05-15
Lot Number: 47B
Low Estimate: $5000000 [-6%]
High Estimate: $7000000 [-33%]
Hammer Price: $4650000
Sold For: $5552750