Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)
Initialed and dated "CA 61" l.r., titled "...Eclipse" in a partial pencil inscription on the reverse, identified on a label from Obelisk Gallery, Boston, affixed to the frame backing paper.
Gouache and ink on paper, 15 x 21 7/8 in. (38.0 x 55.5 cm),framed.
Condition: Toning, acid burn 1/8 inch wide to the edges of the sheet on three sides, abrasions to the reverse including one which obscures the inscription, brown paper tape remnants from old hinges and new linen tape hinges along the top edge of the reverse.
Provenance: From the artist to Nicholas Guppy, London, c. 1961; to Obelisk Gallery, c. 1973; to a private collection, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975.
N.B. This work is registered in the archives of the Calder Foundation, New York, under application number A14061.
With a label from The Frame Hut, Belmont Center (Massachusetts) on the frame backing paper.
No additional condition issues to report.
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