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Alexander Calder, 1955 August, from the Alexander Calder papers, 1926-1967

Alexander Calder, 1955 August

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Title: Alexander Calder

Date: 1955 August

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 25 x 19 cm.

Description: Three quarter portrait of Calder, standing and facing the camera in Caracas at Escuela Técnica Industrial of the UCV (Central University of Venezuela), where he had been invited by his friend the architect Carlos Raul Villanueva.

Identification of location, photographer, and date from email correspondence with Mendoza's son Claudio Mendoza. This picture is one of several taken by Mendoza during Calder's stay in Caracas.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Alexander Calder papers, 1926-1967

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Alexander Calder, 1955 August / Sarita Guardia de Mendoza, photographer. Alexander Calder papers, 1926-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 2014