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  • Artist Biography

    Alexander Calder

    American • 1898 - 1976

    Alexander Calder is best known for his creation of the mobile. He employed materials such as wire and sheet metal and transformed them into delicate forms that respond to the wind or float in air. Born into a family of artists, Calder created art from childhood and moved to Paris in 1926, where he became a pioneer of the international avant-garde. In addition to his mobiles, Calder produced an array of public artworks worldwide as well as drawings, paintings, jewelry, prints, and textiles, among others. Calder was born in Lawnton, Pennsylvania.

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[Trees and Mountains]

1976
Lithograph in colors, on wove paper, the full sheet,
S. 27 1/8 x 36 1/2 in. (68.9 x 92.7 cm)
signed and numbered 16/125 in pencil, the reds and yellows slightly attenuated, otherwise in good condition, framed.

Estimate
$800 - 1,200 

Sold for $1,500

Modern and Contemporary Editions

15 Nov 2009
New York