Vertical out of Horizontal
Artwork: Vertical out of Horizontal
Size: 137.2 x 154.9 x 101.6 cm
Medium: Hanging mobile-sheet metal, wire and paint
Creation year: 1948
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: Curt Valentin Gallery, New York, acquired from the artist; University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1952; Their sale; Sotheby's New York, 6 November 1981, lot 398; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art; Stockholm, Moderna Museet and Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Alexander Calder, October 1995-October 1996, p. 59, no. 59 (illustrated); Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Alexander Calder 1898-1976, March-December 1998, pp. 260-261, no. 215 (illustrated in color); Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum and Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Calder: Gravity and Grace, March 2003-April 2004, no. 36 (illustrated in color); Rome, Gagosian Gallery, Alexander Calder: Monumental Sculpture, October 2009-January 2010

Christie's New York

Date: 2015-11-10
Lot Number: 4
Low Estimate: $2000000 [+320%]
High Estimate: $3000000 [+179%]
Hammer Price: $8400000
Sold For: $9573000