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Alexander Calder design sketch for Stallion, circa 1950, from the Institute of Contemporary Arts records, 1927-circa 1985, bulk 1947-1967

Alexander Calder design sketch for Stallion, circa 1950

Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

Item Information

Title: Alexander Calder design sketch for Stallion

Date: circa 1950

Physical Details: Sketch : 1 sheet : graphite ; 28 x 22 cm.

Description: Design sketch for one of Calder's stabile sculptures.

Various parts are labeled in handwritten notes with the colors Calder intends to use: yel.; bl.; rd.; dk. r.

Written to the right of design: 4' 6".

Written to lower left and beneath design: "Stallion"; 900; all discs horizontal.

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 Stallion, circa 1950. Institute of Contemporary Arts records, 1927-circa 1985, bulk 1947-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 14874