Alexander Calder, ‘Preliminary drawing for "Beastie" (Flying Colors engine cowling)’, 1973, Heritage Auctions
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Lot 77003

Preliminary drawing for "Beastie" (Flying Colors engine cowling), 1973

Pencil on paper
6 × 6 1/4 in
15.2 × 15.9 cm
Heritage Auctions
Estimated value: $25,000–$35,000
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Provenance: Jon Minyard Fine Arts, Dallas; Private collection, Dallas.

NOTE: This work is …

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Provenance: Jon Minyard Fine Arts, Dallas; Private collection, Dallas.

NOTE: This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under no. A28901.

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Initialed upper right: CA
Alexander Calder
American, 1898–1976
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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, ‘Preliminary drawing for "Beastie" (Flying Colors engine cowling)’, 1973, Heritage Auctions
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About the work
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Provenance: Jon Minyard Fine Arts, Dallas; Private collection, Dallas.

NOTE: This work is …

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Provenance: Jon Minyard Fine Arts, Dallas; Private collection, Dallas.

NOTE: This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under no. A28901.

Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Signature
Initialed upper right: CA
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 77003

Preliminary drawing for "Beastie" (Flying Colors engine cowling), 1973

Pencil on paper
6 × 6 1/4 in
15.2 × 15.9 cm
Heritage Auctions
Estimated value: $25,000–$35,000
This work has a buyer's premium.
Starting bid
$20,000
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03d  07h  21m  33s
Live May 23, 6:00pm
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