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Alexander Calder “Bicentennial Tapestry”

Alexander Calder “Bicentennial Tapestry”

Tapestry designed by Alexander Calder celebrating the Bicentennial of America. Woven at the Atelier Pinton, Signed, verso, Number 38 of 200

Dimensions: 150 x 100 cm

Made in France, circa 1976

Alexander Calder (1898-1976) an American sculptor best known for his mobiles, a type of kinetic sculpture made with delicately balanced or suspended components which moves in response to air currents. “Sublimation of a tree in the wind” would later say his friend Marcel Duchamp.
Tapestry from Aubusson in wool, hand woven
Signed by the artist at the back