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Alexander Calder to Ben Shahn, 1949 Feb. 24

Alexander Calder to Ben Shahn, 1949 Feb. 24

Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

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Title: Alexander Calder to Ben Shahn, 1949 Feb. 24

Date: 1949 Feb. 24

Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 28 x 22 cm.

Description: Sculptor Alexander Calder, who lives in Roxbury, Conn., inviting painter Ben Shahn up from New York, N.Y. for a visit. An accompanying illustration is a crude map to Calder's house. Calder signed his letter 'Sandy.'

Creator: Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

Forms part of: Ben Shahn papers, 1879-1990, bulk 1933-1970

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Alexander Calder to Ben Shahn, 1949 Feb. 24. Ben Shahn papers, 1879-1990, bulk 1933-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 504