David Prager letter relating to Alexander Calder, 1956

Prager, David A., b. 1913 d. 1997
Arts administrator, Collector, Lawyer
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 2 items. (on 1 microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: A copy of a letter to Prager, October 6, 1956, referring to an incident at the Musee Rodin in Paris where Praeger had observed that Calder's mobile, "Ten Restless Disks" had been improperly assembled, and had reassembled it himself. In addition there is a copy of a clipping from the NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 1, 1956, describing the incident.

Donated 1976 by David Praeger.

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