Alexander Calder, ‘Butterfly’, 1970, Phillips
Alexander Calder, ‘Butterfly’, 1970, Phillips
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Lot 170

Butterfly, 1970

Dyed and hand-woven woollen tapestry
57 1/2 × 82 1/10 in
146 × 208.5 cm
Edition of 6 + 2AP
Phillips
Estimated value: HKD $200,000–HKD $300,000
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HKD $160,000
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Property from a Private European Collection

Executed circa 1970, this work is one of two …

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Property from a Private European Collection

Executed circa 1970, this work is one of two artist's proofs from an edition of 6 plus 2 artist's proofs.

Signature
Woven with the artist's signature 'Calder' lower right; further woven with the Ateliers Pinton Manufactures monogram 'FP' lower left; further woven with 'EXA' on the reverse
Alexander Calder
American, 1898–1976
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American artist Alexander Calder changed the course of modern art by developing an innovative …

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American artist Alexander Calder changed the course of modern art by developing an innovative method of sculpting, bending, and twisting wire to create three-dimensional “drawings in space.” Resonating with the Futurists and Constructivists, as well as the language of early nonobjective painting, Calder’s mobiles (a …

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Alexander Calder, ‘Butterfly’, 1970, Phillips
Alexander Calder, ‘Butterfly’, 1970, Phillips
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About the work
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Property from a Private European Collection

Executed circa 1970, this work is one of two …

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Property from a Private European Collection

Executed circa 1970, this work is one of two artist's proofs from an edition of 6 plus 2 artist's proofs.

Signature
Woven with the artist's signature 'Calder' lower right; further woven with the Ateliers Pinton Manufactures monogram 'FP' lower left; further woven with 'EXA' on the reverse
Alexander Calder
American, 1898–1976
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American artist Alexander Calder changed the course of modern art by developing an innovative …

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American artist Alexander Calder changed the course of modern art by developing an innovative method of sculpting, bending, and twisting wire to create three-dimensional “drawings in space.” Resonating with the Futurists and Constructivists, as well as the language of early nonobjective painting, Calder’s mobiles (a …

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Lot 170

Butterfly, 1970

Dyed and hand-woven woollen tapestry
57 1/2 × 82 1/10 in
146 × 208.5 cm
Edition of 6 + 2AP
Phillips
Estimated value: HKD $200,000–HKD $300,000
This work has a buyer's premium.
Starting bid
HKD $160,000
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01d  12h  51m  41s
Live May 26, 2:00am
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