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The Red Base

Alexander Calder-The Red Base-1969

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The Red Base
101.6 x 200.6 x 39.6 cm
Medium :
Standing mobile - sheet metal, wire and paint
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Signed with the artist's monogram and dated 'CA 69' (on the base)
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Provenance :
Bo Boustedt, Stockholm, acquired directly from the artist, circa 1969 ; His sale; Christie's, London, 3 July 1973, lot 73 ; Private collection, Stockholm ; Anon. sale; Sotheby's, London, 12 February 2013, lot 4; Private collection, Europe; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Stockholm, Galerie Blanche, Alexander Calder: Mobiler, Stabile-Mobiler, Gouacher 1961–1970, 1970, no. 6; London, Gimpel Fils, Master Sculptors of the 20th Century, January-March 1973, p. 31 no. 32 (illustrated); Mayoral Galeria d’Art Barcelona, Art Revolutionaries: Hommage to the Pavilion of the Spanish Republic, 1937, September 2016-January 2017, pp. 165, 166-168 and 171 (illustrated).

Christie’s New York

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