Composition - Chaussette
By Alexander Calder
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Edition size: 300
Sheet size: 45.1 x 65.1 cm
Original lithograph in colours. 1961. Signed in pencil. Numbered from the edition of 300. Drawn in Paris; issued by Kestner Gesellschaft, Hamburg – for the Hamburger Kunstverein, The Hamburg Art Association, 1961. With their ink stamp on the reverse.
Note: A very fine example of the precision of shape and colour which marks out Calder's work of the beginning of the 1960's. The 'chaussette' - or 'sock' form - is one of his most characteristic compositional elements at this period.
Excellent impression with brilliant colours. On cream wove BFK Rives paper. Drawn virtually to the full sheet size, as issued. Sheet: 451 x 561 mm.