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Abstract Composition

A work made of gouache and brush and black ink, selectively varnished, on off-white watercolor paper.
© 2018 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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  • A work made of gouache and brush and black ink, selectively varnished, on off-white watercolor paper.

Date:

1949

Artist:

Alexander Calder
American, 1898-1976

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Alexander Calder

Title

Abstract Composition

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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1949

Medium

Gouache and brush and black ink, selectively varnished, on off-white watercolor paper

Dimensions

59 × 78.7 cm (23 1/4 × 31 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Potter Palmer

Reference Number

1955.2

Copyright

© 2018 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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