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Contemporary Art Day Sale

by Sotheby's


443 lots with images

May 11, 2006

1334 York Avenue

at 72nd Street

New York, NY, 10021 USA

Phone: 00 1 212 606 7000

Fax: 0141 204 2502

Email: info@sothebys.com

ALEXANDER CALDER

Lot 101: ALEXANDER CALDER

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Description: 1898-1976 UNTITLED UNTITLED1 5/8 by 2 3/4 by 2 3/4 in. 4.3 by 7 by 7 cm.signed with the artist's monogram on the basepainted sheet metal and wire standing mobileExecuted in 1955, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A11200.PROVENANCEPerls Gallery, New YorkPrivate CollectionChristie's, New York, February 23, 1994, Lot 3Acquired by the present owner from the above sale

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ALEXANDER CALDER

Lot 102: ALEXANDER CALDER

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Description: 1898-1976UNTITLED5 1/4 by 7 by 2 in. 13 by 20 by 5.1 cm.painted sheet metal and wire standing mobileExecuted circa 1946, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A15384.PROVENANCEPrivate Collection, Europe (acquired directly from the artist)Thence by descentChristie's, London, May 23, 1996, Lot 70Acquired by the present owner from the above saleEXHIBITEDParis, Galerie Louis Carré, Alexander Calder: Mobiles, Stabiles, Constellations, October - November 1946

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ALEXANDER CALDER

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Description: 1898-1976 DOTS ON TRIANGLE DOTS ON TRIANGLE8 by 7 by 7 in. 20.3 by 17.8 by 7 cm.signed with the artist's monogram on the orange elementpainted sheet metal and wire standing mobileExecuted in 1956, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A11132.PROVENANCEJames W. Alsdorf III, Winnetka, IllinoisDamton's Gallery, MinneapolisPrivate Collection, Southern CaliforniaButterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, June 7, 2000, Lot 121Acquired by the present owner from the above sale

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ALEXANDER CALDER

Lot 104: ALEXANDER CALDER

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Description: 1898-1976CAFRITZ FOUNTAIN MAQUETTE8 by 9 1/2 by 7 in. 20.3 by 24.2 by 17.8 cm.painted sheet metalExecuted in 1966, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A15568.PROVENANCEMrs. Walker O. CainChristie's, New York, November 21, 1996, Lot 225Acquired by the present owner from the above saleNOTEAlthough the monumental version was never realized, there are two known versions of the present maquette.

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ALEXANDER CALDER

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Description: 1898-1976CRINKLY RED AND YELLOW10 3/4 by 14 by 14 in. 27.3 by 35.6 by 35.6 cm.signed with the artist's monogram on the basepainted sheet metal and rod standing mobileExecuted in 1964, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A07788.PROVENANCEPerls Gallery, New YorkB.C. Holland, Inc., ChicagoMr. and Mrs. Harold Zweig, ChicagoRichard Gray Gallery, ChicagoPrivate Collection, ChicagoSotheby's, New York, November 15, 2001, Lot 192Acquired by the present owner from the above sale EXHIBITEDChicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Alexander Calder: A Retrospective Exhibition, Work from 1925 - 1974, October - December 1974

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