Alexander Calder

Calder, Alexander

Bildhauer (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Saché. Zusammen 20 pages, vorwiegend 4to. Einige eigenh. Briefkuverts.
$ 43,210 / 38.000 € (47408)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

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Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Saché. 4to. 1 page.
$ 910 / 800 € (74697)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

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Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 autograph letters signed and 4 autograph postcards signed. Saché. 4to. 1 page.
$ 2,843 / 2.500 € (74698)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good - but haven't seen them as yet". A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris - Galerie Maeght - about Nov. 15". One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so - I wish I could show you our wine cellar here - it would warm your heart, & your belly". A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder”, in the return address area. In overall fine condition..

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Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. n.p. 4to. 1 page.
$ 2,274 / 2.000 € (74699)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

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Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Roxbury. 4to. 1 page. With envelope with sketch.
$ 3,184 / 2.800 € (74700)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

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Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Les Granettes par Aix-en-Provence. 4to. 1 page.
$ 1,023 / 900 € (74701)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

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Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Saché. 4to. 2 pages. With envelope.
$ 910 / 800 € (74702)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

buy now

Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Roxbury. 4to. 1 page. With envelope.
$ 682 / 600 € (74703)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

buy now

Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Saché. 4to. 1 page.
$ 1,023 / 900 € (74704)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

buy now

Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Saché. 4to. 1 page.
$ 739 / 650 € (74705)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

buy now

Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Saché. 4to. 1/2 page. With envelope.
$ 569 / 500 € (74706)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

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Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. New York. 4to. 1/2 page. With envelope.
$ 682 / 600 € (74707)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

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Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Saché. 4to. 1/2 page. With envelope.
$ 455 / 400 € (74708)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

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Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Roxbury. 4to. 1/2 page. With envelope.
$ 455 / 400 € (74709)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

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Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Rome. 4to. 1 page. Hotel stationery.
$ 967 / 850 € (74710)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

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Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Saché. Oblong 8vo. 1 page. Horizontal crease.
$ 455 / 400 € (74711)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

buy now

Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Saché. Oblong 8vo. 1 page.
$ 455 / 400 € (74712)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

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Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Roxbury. Oblong 8vo. 1 page.
$ 455 / 400 € (74713)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

buy now

Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Saché. Oblong 8vo. 1 page.
$ 853 / 750 € (74714)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

buy now

Calder, Alexander

sculptor (1898-1976). 15 ALS and 4 APS, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, 4 letters of the lot are illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits. Saché. Oblong 8vo. 1 page. With envelope.
$ 1,421 / 1.250 € (74715)

Fantastic archive of correspondence from Calder to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, comprised of 19 ALSs, all signed “Sandy” except for one signed “Sandy Calder,” dated 1953 to 1970. The letters amount to a total of 16 pages plus four postcards, all four depicting Calder’s artwork on the front; one postcard features a drawing of a wine glass and mentions gallery owner Klaus Perls. Three additional letters feature sketches of wine glasses as well, and all letters primarily consist of general content regarding finances and directing Iszard to deposit checks, with a few also mentioning Calder’s shows and exhibitions.

A letter of November 28, 1953, in part: "I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good—but haven't seen them as yet." A letter of October 7, 1963, in part: "We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris—Galerie Maeght—about Nov. 15." One month later, on November 14, 1963, he writes, in part: "I will have a show in Paris in 8 days or so—I wish I could show you our wine cellar here—it would warm your heart, & your belly." A letter of December 18, 1968, in part: “I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you!” This letter is accompanied by the original mailing envelope, which is addressed in Calder’s hand and includes a sketch of a dancing woman. All together, there are ten original mailing envelopes addressed in Calder’s hand, nine of which include his handwritten surname, “Calder,” in the return address area. In overall fine condition. TO HIS BANKER CALDER, ALEXANDER. Archive containing 15 Autograph Letters Signed and 4 Autograph Postcards Signed, to his friend and banker Mr. Beverly Iszard, including 4 letters illustrated with small ink sketches, most concerning check deposits, most written from Saché, France. Each signed "Sandy," or "Sandy Calder." Together 20 pages, mostly 4to; condition generally good. Many with the original envelope. Vp, 1953-70 

The letters: Nd: Asking after him and his wife, illustrated with an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a full wine glass. 
28 November 1953: ". . . I have just spent 3 weeks in Paris following my Circus. I think the results will be good--but haven't seen them as yet. . . ." 
7 October 1963: ". . . We are all fine. And I will have an exhibition in Paris--Galerie Maeght--about Nov. 15. . . ." 
14 November 1963: ". . . I wish I could show you our wine cellar here--it would warm your heart, & your belly. . . ." 
18 December 1968: ". . . I am sorry not to have seen your gentle visage this trip, and to have [his sketch of clinking glasses] with you! . . ." With an envelope featuring an ink drawing by him, a sketch of a dancing woman. 
[20 October 1970]: Asking to deposit a check, and inviting him to drink wine. Illustrated with an ink drawing, his sketch of a glass with wine dribbling out. 
The postcards, each with a reproduction of one of his paintings on the verso, one undated mentioning his dealer Klaus Perls..

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Calder, Alexander

E. Brief mit U.
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Alexander Calder (1898–1976), sculptor. ALS („Sandy“). No place, 7. V. 1974. 2 p. larger 4to. – To Nancy: „I have mislaid your letter with the request to Miró – but the point is – he will have a show in the Grand Palais, opening the 17 Mai [!], and he will be there. (I think you said you were coming to Paris about that time[.]) Much stronger than I with Miró is Daniel Lelong | Galerie Maeght [...] If you would write Daniel and tell him what I do for you, + ask him to propose what you would like from Miró to do [...]“.


Calder, Alexander

E. Brief u. e. Postkarte mit U.
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Alexander Calder (1898-1976), Bildhauer. E. Brief u. e. Postkarte m. U. „Calder“, Saché, 30. September 1969 u. 20. Mai 1970 [Poststempel], zwei Seiten 4° u. kl.-8°. Beide an den Fotografen Horst Tappe in Terrilet, bei dem Calder Porträts bestellt. 30. September 1969: „[…] I would like [a] few prints of the photo of me and 3 stabiles reproduced 24 Sept – and perhaps a few others that you might select. Please send me a bill […]“ – Gelocht. – 20. Mai 1970: „[…] I still would like 200 postcards of me + 3 stabiles. I will pay for them […]“ – Die Bildpostkarte zeigt das Atelier „Calder“. – Beiliegt: Faltblatt der „Perls Galleries“ mit e. Monogramm Calders „AC“.