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The Golfer (John D. Rockefeller)

Artwork:
The Golfer (John D. Rockefeller)
Size:
39.4 x 17.8 x 44.5 cm
Medium :
Wire and wood
Creation Year:
1927
Marks
Signed 'Calder' (on the base)
Category :
Sculpture
Artwork Details :
Executed circa 1927
Provenance :
Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, gift of the artist, 1958; Mrs. Nelson A. Rockefeller, by descent from the previous; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 2007
Exhibition History :
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Twentieth-Century Art from the Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller Collection, May-September 1969, p. 32 (illustrated); New York, Whitney Museum of American Art and Paris, Centre Pompidou, Alexander Calder: The Paris Years, October 2008-July 2009, pp. 91 and 281, pl. 48 and p. 283, no. 65 (illustrated); New York, Van de Weghe Fine Art, Alexander Calder, September-December 2010; Washington D.C., National Portrait Gallery, Calder's Portraits: A New Language, March-August 2011, p. 86, no. 66 (illustrated); Hong Kong, S 2, Alexander Calder: Imagining the Universe, September 2015, p. 13, no. 1 (illustrated).

Christie’s New York

Date:
2018-05-18
Lot Number :
665
Low Estimate :
$600,000[+58%]*
High Estimate :
$800,000[+19%]*
Hammer Price :
$950,000
Sold For :
$1,152,500*