Alexander Calder, ‘Flying Colors (non-specific model)’, circa 1973, Heritage Auctions
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Lot 77004

Flying Colors (non-specific model), circa 1973

Gouache on model airplane
5 1/4 × 17 1/2 × 18 in
13.3 × 44.5 × 45.7 cm
Heritage Auctions
Estimated value: $15,000–$20,000
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Provenance: The artist; Thomas Barrett King, Dallas, gift from the above, circa 1973; By descent to …

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Provenance: The artist; Thomas Barrett King, Dallas, gift from the above, circa 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. A28095.

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Inscribed on starboard wing: I am Sandy
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 (non-specific model)’, circa 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, circa 1973; By descent to …

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Provenance: The artist; Thomas Barrett King, Dallas, gift from the above, circa 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. A28095.

Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Signature
Inscribed on starboard wing: I am Sandy
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 77004

Flying Colors (non-specific model), circa 1973

Gouache on model airplane
5 1/4 × 17 1/2 × 18 in
13.3 × 44.5 × 45.7 cm
Heritage Auctions
Estimated value: $15,000–$20,000
This work has a buyer's premium.
Starting bid
$12,000
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Set the maximum amount you would like Artsy to bid up to on your behalf
03d  04h  44m  35s
Live May 23, 6:00pm
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