David Prager letter relating to Alexander Calder, 1956
Prager, David A., 1913-1997
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A copy of a letter to Prager, October 6, 1956, referring to an incident at the Musee Rodin in Paris where Praeger had observed that Calder's mobile, "Ten Restless Disks" had been improperly assembled, and had reassembled it himself. In addition there is a copy of a clipping from the NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 1, 1956, describing the incident.
David Prager letter relating to Alexander Calder, 1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 2787, frames 954-962 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Donated 1976 by David Praeger.
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