01-28-2011 01-29-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Poisson pas ancre

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM


Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)

Poisson pas ancre, edition of 90. Signed "Calder" in pencil l.r., numbered "85/90" in pencil l.l., identified on a label from Associated American Artists on the backing. Color lithograph on paper, image size 18 3/4 x 23 1/4 in. (47.5 x 59.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Subtle toning or fading, pale staining, unobtrusive mat burn, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $400-600

The sheet is a creamy white, and the sight size measures19 1/4 x 24 3/4 inches. There is a 1 1/4 inch tear near the upper left corner, and a subtle vertical stain through the image. There is unobtrusive mat burn, and the fish is a slightly orange red, rather than a pure red. Although it has not been removed from its frame, there are no additional visible issues to report.


Alexander Calder