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ALEXANDER CALDER 1898-1976
Lawnton, Pennsylvania 1898 – 1976 New York (American)

Title: Eclipse, 1961

Technique: Signed and Dated Gouache on Wove Paper

Size: 55 x 74.5 cm. / 21.7 x 29.3 in.

Additional Information: This is a gouache painting by Alexander Calder.
It is signed and dated “Calder 61” at the lower right of the image.
It was painted in 1961.

Provenance:
Nicholas Guppy (1925-2012). Acquired directly from the artist.
Sotheby’s Parke Barnet, 3rd Dedember 1981, lot 535.
Renton Family, Thaxted, Essex, United Kingdom (after 1981)
This work is registered in the archive of the Calder Foundation with the application number A11010.

Exhibited:
Calder, 12th July – 10th August 1980, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, catalogue no. 17 (incorrectly titled Red moon)

Condition: Very good condition. Some small areas of craquelure in the thicker areas of paint (red and yellow).