Red Crescent
Artwork: Red Crescent
Size: 167.6 x 49.5 x 43.2 cm
Medium: Rods, wood, sheet metal, and paint
Creation year: 1951
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Executed circa 1951, this work is registered in the archives of the calder foundation, new york, under application number a03796
Provenance: Galerie Maeght, Paris; Waddington Galleries Ltd., London; Private Collection, New York; Vivian Horan Gallery, New York; Private Collection, New York (acquired from the previous in 1989); Acquired by the present owner from the previous in 2006
Exhibition history: New York, Curt Valentin Gallery, Alexander Calder: Gongs and Towers, January - February 1952 ; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Center; and Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Alexander Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition, November 1964 - July 1965, no. 215 (New York) (incorrectly dated 1953), no. 205 (Milwaukee), no. 169 (Paris); Zurich, Galerie Maeght, Alexander Calder: Retrospektive, May - July 1973, no. 48 (text); Barcelona, Galeria Maeght, Calder: Exposicio Antologica (1932-1976), April - May 1977, p. 30 (text); London, The Mayor Gallery; and London, Waddington Galleries, Calder, April 1981, p. 15, illustrated

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Date: 2019-05-16
Lot Number: 38
Low Estimate: $2000000 [+0%]
High Estimate: $3000000 [-33%]
Hammer Price: $2000000
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