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David Prager letter relating to Alexander Calder, 1956

Prager, David A., 1913-1997

Collector, Arts administrator, Lawyer


Collection Information

Size: 2 Items, (on 1 microfilm reel)

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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2787, frames 954-962 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

David Prager letter relating to Alexander Calder, 1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.