James Brooks

Alexander Calder (1898 - 1976)

Plankton c.1964

 

gouache and ink on paper

29 1/2 x 42 3/8 in. (74.9 x 107.6 cm.)

signed and dated “Calder 64” lower right

 

Executed in 1964, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A14210.

 

Provenance

Nicholas Guppy, London (acquired directly from the artist circa 1964)

Galerie Denise René, Paris

Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1977

SOLD

Alexander Calder, Maquette

Untitled (Maquette), 1967

Stabile – sheet metal, wire 

13.5 x 17 x 18 in (34.2 x 43.1 x 20.3 cm)

Provenance

Ricardo Legorreta Collection, Mexico City (Gift from the artist)

Private Collection, New York

 

Note

This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, NY, under application number 'A02044'. This work was created as a maquette for the monumental sculpture, Untitled, currently at the Camino Real Hotel in Mexico City.

Alexander Calder

Big Red, 1969


Painted sheet metal, wire & rod
36  x112 x 27 inches (91.44 x 284.48 x 68.58 cm)

Provenance
Perls Gallery, New York
Private Collection, Rye, NY
Private Collection, New York

SOLD

Alexander Calder

Yellow Crinkly, 1963

Standing mobile of steel sheet, steel wire and bolts on metal foot

14.3 inches (36.322 cm)

Monogrammed on metal foot

Provenance

Perls Galleries, New York

Private Collection, North Carolina

Private Collection, Brussels (1989)

Private Collection since 1993-2014, Germany

Note

The work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, NY under application number 'A 05718'.

SOLD

Untitled, c.1963

 

gouache and ink on paper

26 7/8 x 40 in. (68.3 x 101.6 cm.)

signed and dated “Calder 63” lower right

 

Executed in 1963, this work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A13722.

 

Provenance

Private Collection

Sotheby’s Parke Bernet, New York, May 16, 1980, lot 611

Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

SOLD

Dinosaur 1960


Stabile
14 7/8 x 16 3/4 x 14 3/4

Initialed 'CA'

Provenance
Acquired form the artist

Perls Gallery, New York 

Makler Gallery, Philadelphia

Harold S. Ross, sold June 1990

Private collection, New York

James Goodman Gallery, New York

This work is registered in the archive of the Calder Foundation, New York, No. A08277

SOLD

Alexander Calder

Broad Spiral, Narrow Spiral, 1969


Gouache on paper
29 ½ x 43 inches (74.93 x 109.22 cm)

Provenance
Perls Gallery, New York
Frith Street, London
Albemarle Gallery, London

Triangles, 1957 

Painted Steel
85 x 50 x 90 inches

Signed with initials and dated 57

 

 

Provenance
Robert & Elodie Osborn, Connecticut (acquired directly from the artist) 

Christie’s, NY, Sale of Contemporary Art, May 3, 1995
Private Collection
Gagosian Gallery, New York
Private Collection, acquired from the above (2011)

Gagosian Gallery, New York

Exhibited
Rome, Gagosian Gallery, Alexander Calder: Monumental Sculpture, October 29, 2009-January 30, 2010 New York, Gagosian Gallery, Alexander Calder, February 26-April 10, 2010
London, Gagosian Gallery, Alexander Calder, February 8 - March 26, 2011
Paris, Gagosian, Calder, October 19 - December 18, 2021 

SOLD

Black Star, 1962
Ink on paper
39 3/4 x 29 1/2 inches (101 x 75 cm) 

Signed and dated 'Calder 62' lower right

Provenance

Nicholas Guppy, London, Acquired from the Artist c. 1962 (Inventory #C-90) Brook Street Gallery, London
James Goodman Gallery, New York
Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, Acquired October 1974

Private Collection, Chicago, Acquired 1983 Susanin's, December 5, 2009
Private Collection, New York