La Poire, Le Fromage et Le Serpent
Hand woven wool with signature and Pinton tapestry mark lower right
Edition Nº 20 of 200 manufactured by Pinton Freres, France
Frame: 116cm x 162cm
This is one of a series of six tapestries Calder created to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the American Revolution.
The tapestries were hand woven by Pinton Freres in Aubusson, France.
Approximately only around 37 examples in the edition of 200 were actually produced
Pinton Frères/Jeffrey Metzner, 'The Bicentennial Tapestries. Alexander Calder', sales catalogue 1975, illus. in colour
'Calder’s Universe', Jean Lipman, Ruth Wolfe (ed.), Philadelphia 1989, p. 157