09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Void's Edge

$22,515$19,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)

Void's Edge, 1963
Monogrammed and dated "CA 63" l.r., titled and inscribed "C 276..." on the reverse,
identified on a label from Obelisk Gallery, Boston, affixed to the backing.
Gouache on BFK Rives paper, sheet size 9 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (24.8 x 34.9 cm), framed.
Condition: Tape-hinged to linen-covered mat.

Provenance: From the artist by Nicholas Guppy, London; Obelisk Gallery, Boston, then to the present owner, January 2, 1968.

N.B. The work is registered with the Calder Foundation, Application No. A14189.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Very minor losses l.r., less than 1/16 inch, very subtle rippling, watermark l.l. on the reverse, tape hinged at upper left and upper right corners, no additional condition issues to report.

Keywords

Obelisk Gallery, Alexander Calder, Nicholas Guppy, London, Calder Foundation