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Black Pyramid And Seven

Alexander Calder-Black Pyramid And Seven-1956

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Artwork:
Black Pyramid And Seven
Size:
149.2 x 182.9 x 61.6 cm
Medium :
Standing mobile - sheet metal, rods, wire and paint
Creation Year:
1956
Marks
Incised with the artist's monogram and dated 'CA 56' (on the largest element)
Category :
Sculpture
Provenance :
Perls Galleries, New York; Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Mayer, Chicago, 1965; Their sale; Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 25 October 1972, lot 49; Perls Galleries, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1974
Exhibition History :
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Alexander Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition, November 1964-January 1965, no. 232; Art Gallery of Toronto, Mobiles and Stabiles by Calder, The Man Who Made Sculpture Move, May 1965, no. 232; Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Calder, July-October 1965, no. 175; New Hampshire, Keene State College, Louise E. Thorne Memorial Art Gallery, Four MacDowell Medalists: Alexander Calder, Edward Hopper, Louise Nevelson, Georgia O'Keeffe, August-September 1973

Christie’s New York

Date:
2018-11-16
Lot Number :
674
Low Estimate :
$1,200,000[+50%]*
High Estimate :
$1,800,000[0%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,800,000
Sold For :
$2,172,500*