Alexander Calder, ‘Skybird ’, 1974, Pascal Fine Art
Alexander Calder, ‘Skybird ’, 1974, Pascal Fine Art

This is an original lithograph from the limited edition, in mint condition. Initialed and dated CA 74 lower right. Contains the authorized impressed stamp "The Flying Colors Collection, 1975" This is one of the original compositions executed by Calder for the Braniff Airlines Flying Colors Collection.

Lithograph dimensions: 20 in x 26 in
Framed dimensions: 22 in x 27.75 in x .75 in
A superb impression in excellent condition.

Signature:  Initialed by artist. (American, 1898-1976), initialed and dated CA 74 lower right. Contains the authorized impressed stamp "The Flying Colors Collection, 1975"

Publisher: Published in 1975 for Braniff Airlines

Contains the authorized impressed stamp "The Flying Colors Collection, 1975"

About Alexander Calder

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 term coined by Marcel Duchamp in 1931 to describe his work) consist of abstract shapes made of industrial materials––often poetic and gracefully formed and at times boldly colored––that hang in an uncanny, perfect balance. His complex assemblage Cirque Calder (1926–31), which allowed for the artist’s manipulation of its various characters presented before an audience, predated Performance Art by some 40 years. Later in his career, Calder devoted himself to making outdoor monumental sculptures in bolted sheet steel that continue to grace public plazas in cities throughout the world.

American, 1898-1976, Lawnton, Pennsylvania