Lion Cage
Artwork: Lion Cage
Size: 47.6 x 62.2 cm
Medium: Ink and crayon on paper
Marks: Signed 'Calder' lower right
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed circa 1931, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A00049
Provenance: William and Rosario Drew, New York (gifted by the artist); The Estate of Mr. And Mrs. William B.F. Drew (by descent from the previous); Doyle, New York, November 12, 2008, lot 1110; Ruth O'Hara, New York (acquired at the previous sale)
Exhibition history: Rosyln, New York, Nassau County Museum of Fine Art, Animals in American Art: 1880-1980, October 4, 1981 - January 17, 1982, no. 24, n.p. (illustrated, p. 31)San Francisco, John Berggruen Gallery, Independent Visions: American Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture, July 31 - August 31, 2009 New York, Barbara Mathes Gallery, Master Drawings, January 24 - March 9, 2013New York, James Goodman Gallery, Calder: Space in Play, October 22 - December 19, 2014 New York, Hammer Galleries, Modern Masters: Between the Wars, November 1, 2016 - February 28, 2017

Phillips New York

Date: 2020-12-08
Lot Number: 115
Low Estimate: $20000 [+81%]
High Estimate: $30000 [+20%]
Hammer Price: $36288
Sold For: $45360