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Alexander Calder Lithograph "Balloons," 1971

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Alexander Calder (American, 1898 – 1976)
Balloons, 1971
Lithograph on paper
Signed to lower right
Marked “EA” to lower left

Alexander Calder was an innovator in Modern art by creating a method of sculpting and wire bending to create “drawings in space.” Calder was an artist who resonated with the Futurists and Constructivists, as well as building blocks of early non-objective painting. Calder’s work is represented in the collections of numerous distinguished institutions, including the Art Institute of Chicago; Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan; Guggenheim Museum, New York; Museum of Modern Art, New York; the National Gallery, Washington, D. C.; Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland; Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona; and Tate Gallery, London.

  • Item not examined outside of mounting


- toning to sheet; minor adhesive staining to edges; staining to glaze.


27.0" W x 31.0" H x 0.75" D

- measures frame; image measures 9.5" W x 11.5" H.

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