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Alexander Stirling Calder

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1921
    DIMENSIONS 17 5/16 x 15 3/8 x 10 in. (44 x 39.1 x 25.4 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Incised along bottom edge at proper right (in script), "Calder"
    COLLECTIONS American Art
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Sam A. Lewisohn
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Chest-length bust of a youth looking over raised proper left shoulder; chin-length wavy hair; wears loose tunic with open neck and soft collar; dark brown patina. Condition: Good, some bluish powdery substance in crevices and wear on tip of nose.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Alexander Stirling Calder (American, 1870–1945). Head, ca. 1921. Bronze, 17 5/16 x 15 3/8 x 10 in. (44 x 39.1 x 25.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Sam A. Lewisohn, 39.560. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 39.560.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 39.560.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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