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Monocle

Alexander Calder-Monocle-1947

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Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Monocle
Size:
89.5 x 81.3 x 51.4 cm
Medium :
Painted sheet metal
Creation Year:
1947
Marks
Incised with the artist's monogram
Category :
Sculpture
Provenance :
Howard and Jean Lipman, New York and Connecticut (acquired directly from the artist in 1961); Lipman Family Foundation, Inc; Pace Gallery, New York; Acquired by the present owner from the previous
Exhibition History :
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Atlanta, The High Museum of Art; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; and Dallas, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Calder's Universe, October 1976 - October 1977, p. 314, illustrated; Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; and San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Alexander Calder: 1898 - 1976, September - December 1998, p. 249, no. 202, illustrated in color; Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Calder in Connecticut, April - August 2000, p. 80, no. 83, illustrated

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2017-05-18
Lot Number :
20
Low Estimate :
$2,000,000[-4%]*
High Estimate :
$3,000,000[-36%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,914,580
Sold For :
$2,310,000*