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Alexander Calder design sketch for <em>Long red wire</em>, circa 1950

Alexander Calder design sketch for Long red wire, circa 1950

Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

Item Information

Title: Alexander Calder design sketch for Long red wire

Date: circa 1950

Physical Details: Drawing : 1 sheet : graphite ; 28 x 21.5

Description: Design sketch for one of Calder's stabile sculptures. Various parts are labeled in handwritten notes with the colors Calder intends to use: w.; black; blue; r.

He also notes dimensions: 4' 6" long.

Written beneath design: "Long red wire"; 700.

Creator: Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

Forms part of: Institute of Contemporary Arts records, 1927-circa 1985, bulk 1947-1967

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Alexander Calder design sketch for Long red wire, circa 1950. Institute of Contemporary Arts records, 1927-circa 1985, bulk 1947-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 14875