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Lot 77001

Flying Colors, 1973

Gouache and ink on paper
10 × 8 1/4 in
25.4 × 21 cm
Heritage Auctions
Estimated value: $5,000–$7,000
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Provenance: The artist; Thomas Barrett King, Dallas, gift from the above, 1973; By descent to the …

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Provenance: The artist; Thomas Barrett King, Dallas, gift from the above, 1973; By descent to the present owner, Evergreen, Colorado, 2013.

NOTE: This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under no. A27764. It was a study for promotional material (1973 press packet).

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Signed lower edge: Calder
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, ‘Flying Colors’, 1973, Heritage Auctions
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About the work
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Provenance: The artist; Thomas Barrett King, Dallas, gift from the above, 1973; By descent to the …

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Provenance: The artist; Thomas Barrett King, Dallas, gift from the above, 1973; By descent to the present owner, Evergreen, Colorado, 2013.

NOTE: This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under no. A27764. It was a study for promotional material (1973 press packet).

Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Signature
Signed lower edge: Calder
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 77001

Flying Colors, 1973

Gouache and ink on paper
10 × 8 1/4 in
25.4 × 21 cm
Heritage Auctions
Estimated value: $5,000–$7,000
This work has a buyer's premium.
Starting bid
$4,000
Place max bid
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01d  14h  45m  21s
Live May 23, 6:00pm
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