Calder stabile marquees Hindman fine art series

CHICAGO — The fall fine art auctions at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, 1338 West Lake Street,

Calder sculpture

Alexander Calder stabile from 1956, “Long Brass Tail” with an estimate of $600,000 to $800,000. (All photos courtesy Leslie Hindman Auctioneers)

Chicago, will cover vast territory with important highlights from both leading names and unique property. Post War and Contemporary Art will open the run of sales on September 24 followed the same day by Fine Prints, and American and European Art on September 25.

In a private collection since 1970, a top lot of the Post War and Contemporary Art sale includes an Alexander Calder stabile from 1956, “Long Brass Tail.” It has an estimate of $600,000 to $800,000. Two colorful Calder gouaches will also be off ered. An additional highlight is Moutons de Pierre, (a pair of sheep) by Francoise-Xavier Lalanne. Th e pair of stylized epoxy, stone and painted bronze sheep is an example of the French sculptor’s zoomorphic surrealism and among the most desirable of all his animal constructions ($150,000-$250,000).

For more information on the Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ September 24 and September 25 fine art auctions, visit www.lesliehindman.com or contact 414-220-920

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