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Alexander Calder design sketch for <em>Varicolored flock</em>, circa 1950

Alexander Calder design sketch for Varicolored flock, circa 1950

Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

Item Information

Title: Alexander Calder design sketch for Varicolored flock

Date: circa 1950

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

Description: Design sketch for a mobile by Calder.

Various parts are labeled in handwritten notes with the colors Calder intends to use.

Handwritten notes also give the measurements: 3' 6" x 4' 6" to 5'. Written beneath the design: "Varicolored flock"; 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 Varicolored flock, circa 1950. Institute of Contemporary Arts records, 1927-circa 1985, bulk 1947-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 14876