Alexander Calder

American, 1898–1976

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Alexander Calder

American, 1898–1976

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Sumac, 1898-1976
Sold on Jul 10, 2020
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Sculpture
hanging mobile—sheet metal, wire and paint
91.4 x 257.8 x 81.2 cm
Realized Price
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Auction Sale
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
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Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Sumac hanging mobile—sheet metal, wire and paint 36 x 101 ½ x 32 in. (91.4 x 257.8 x 81.2 cm.) Executed in 1955.
Sumac, 1898-1976
hanging mobile—sheet metal, wire and paint
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
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Sculpture
91.4 x 257.8 x 81.2 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
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Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Sumac hanging mobile—sheet metal, wire and paint 36 x 101 ½ x 32 in. (91.4 x 257.8 x 81.2 cm.) Executed in 1955.
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The Mountain, 1898-1976
Sold on Jul 10, 2020
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Sculpture
standing mobile—sheet metal, wire and paint
43.5 x 60.6 x 29.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
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Alexander Calder (1898-1976) The Mountain signed with the artist's monogram 'CA' (on the base) standing mobile—sheet metal, wire and paint 17 1/8 x 23 7/8 x 11 5/8 in. (43.5 x 60.6 x 29.5 cm.) Executed in 1960.
The Mountain, 1898-1976
standing mobile—sheet metal, wire and paint
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
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Sculpture
43.5 x 60.6 x 29.5 cm
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Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
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Alexander Calder (1898-1976) The Mountain signed with the artist's monogram 'CA' (on the base) standing mobile—sheet metal, wire and paint 17 1/8 x 23 7/8 x 11 5/8 in. (43.5 x 60.6 x 29.5 cm.) Executed in 1960.
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The Spiral (No! to Frank Lloyd Wright), 1898-1976
Sold on Jun 25, 2020
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Sculpture
aluminum, painted steel and motor
437 x 305 x 301.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 25, 2020
Christie's
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**ALEXANDER CALDER (1898-1976)** _The Spiral (No! to Frank Lloyd Wright)_ signed with the artist's initials and dated ‘CA 66’ (on the red element) aluminum, painted steel and motor 172 x 120 x 118 ¾ in. (437 x 305 x 301.5 cm.) Executed in 1966. This work is unique.
The Spiral (No! to Frank Lloyd Wright), 1898-1976
aluminum, painted steel and motor
Jun 25, 2020
Christie's
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Sculpture
437 x 305 x 301.5 cm
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Jun 25, 2020
Christie's
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**ALEXANDER CALDER (1898-1976)** _The Spiral (No! to Frank Lloyd Wright)_ signed with the artist's initials and dated ‘CA 66’ (on the red element) aluminum, painted steel and motor 172 x 120 x 118 ¾ in. (437 x 305 x 301.5 cm.) Executed in 1966. This work is unique.
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Bareback Rider and Baby in Carriage, 1898-1976
Sold on Dec 9, 2019
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Work on Paper
ink on paper
49.8 x 64.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
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Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Bareback Rider and Baby in Carriage signed and dated 'Calder 1932' (lower right) ink on paper 19 5/8 x 25 ½ in. (49.8 x 64.8 cm.) Drawn in 1932.
Bareback Rider and Baby in Carriage, 1898-1976
ink on paper
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
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Work on Paper
49.8 x 64.8 cm
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Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
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Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Bareback Rider and Baby in Carriage signed and dated 'Calder 1932' (lower right) ink on paper 19 5/8 x 25 ½ in. (49.8 x 64.8 cm.) Drawn in 1932.
$40,000
Black Discs over Red Plain, 1898-1976
Sold on Dec 9, 2019
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Work on Paper
gouache and ink on paper
75 x 107.3 cm
Realized Price
$40,000
Auction Sale
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
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Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Black Discs over Red Plain signed and dated 'Calder 64' (lower right) gouache and ink on paper 29 ½ x 42 ¼ in. (75 x 107.3 cm.) Executed in 1964.
Black Discs over Red Plain, 1898-1976
gouache and ink on paper
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
$40,000
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Work on Paper
75 x 107.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 9, 2019
Christie's
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$40,000
Description
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Black Discs over Red Plain signed and dated 'Calder 64' (lower right) gouache and ink on paper 29 ½ x 42 ¼ in. (75 x 107.3 cm.) Executed in 1964.
€81,250
Sans titre, 1898-1976
Sold on Dec 4, 2019
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Work on Paper
gouache and ink on paper
74.3 x 109.2 cm
Realized Price
€81,250
Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
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Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Sans titre signé et daté 'Calder 67' (en bas à droite) gouache et encre sur papier 74.3 x 109.2 cm. Réalisé en 1967. signed and dated 'Calder 67' (lower right) gouache and ink on paper 29 ¼ x 43 in. Executed in 1967.
Sans titre, 1898-1976
gouache and ink on paper
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
€81,250
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Work on Paper
74.3 x 109.2 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
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€81,250
Description
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Sans titre signé et daté 'Calder 67' (en bas à droite) gouache et encre sur papier 74.3 x 109.2 cm. Réalisé en 1967. signed and dated 'Calder 67' (lower right) gouache and ink on paper 29 ¼ x 43 in. Executed in 1967.
€81,250
Exploding, 1898-1976
Sold on Dec 4, 2019
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
gouache and ink on paper
74.6 x 109.5 cm
Realized Price
€81,250
Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
Description
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Exploding signé et daté 'Calder 67' (en bas à droite) gouache et encre sur papier 74.6 x 109.5 cm. Réalisé en 1967. signed and dated 'Calder 67' (lower right) gouache and ink on paper 29 3/8 x 43 in. Executed in 1967.
Exploding, 1898-1976
gouache and ink on paper
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
€81,250
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
74.6 x 109.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
€81,250
Description
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Exploding signé et daté 'Calder 67' (en bas à droite) gouache et encre sur papier 74.6 x 109.5 cm. Réalisé en 1967. signed and dated 'Calder 67' (lower right) gouache and ink on paper 29 3/8 x 43 in. Executed in 1967.
€81,250
Double Nautilus, 1898-1976
Sold on Dec 4, 2019
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Work on Paper
gouache and ink on paper
74.9 x 109.5 cm
Realized Price
€81,250
Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
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Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Double Nautilus signé et daté 'Calder 73' (en bas à droite) gouache et encre sur papier 74.9 x 109.5 cm. Réalisé en 1973. signed and dated 'Calder 73' (lower right) gouache and ink on paper 29 ½ x 43 in. Executed in 1973.
Double Nautilus, 1898-1976
gouache and ink on paper
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
€81,250
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
74.9 x 109.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
€81,250
Description
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Double Nautilus signé et daté 'Calder 73' (en bas à droite) gouache et encre sur papier 74.9 x 109.5 cm. Réalisé en 1973. signed and dated 'Calder 73' (lower right) gouache and ink on paper 29 ½ x 43 in. Executed in 1973.
$125,000
Earrings, 1898-1976
Sold on Nov 14, 2019
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Sculpture
silver wire, in two parts
9.5 x 9.5 cm
Realized Price
$125,000
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Description
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Earrings __ silver wire, in two parts each: 3 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. (9.5 x 9.5 cm.) Executed _circa_ 1940.
Earrings, 1898-1976
silver wire, in two parts
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
$125,000
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Sculpture
9.5 x 9.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$125,000
Description
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Earrings __ silver wire, in two parts each: 3 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. (9.5 x 9.5 cm.) Executed _circa_ 1940.
Price not available
Pyramidal Shapes, 1898-1976
Sold on Nov 14, 2019
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Painting
oil on canvas
76.5 x 67.9 cm
Realized Price
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Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Description
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Pyramidal Shapes signed and dated 'Calder 56' (lower right) oil on canvas 30 1/8 x 26 ¾ in. (76.5 x 67.9 cm.) Painted in 1956.
Pyramidal Shapes, 1898-1976
oil on canvas
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
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Painting
76.5 x 67.9 cm
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Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
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Alexander Calder (1898-1976) Pyramidal Shapes signed and dated 'Calder 56' (lower right) oil on canvas 30 1/8 x 26 ¾ in. (76.5 x 67.9 cm.) Painted in 1956.
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