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Red Crescent

Alexander Calder-Red Crescent-1951

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Artwork:
Red Crescent
Size:
167.6 x 49.5 x 43.2 cm
Medium :
Rods, wood, sheet metal, and paint
Creation Year:
1951
Category :
Sculpture
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

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2019-05-16
Lot Number :
38
Low Estimate :
$2,000,000[0%]*
High Estimate :
$3,000,000[-33%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,000,000
Sold For :
$2,420,000*