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David Prager letter relating to Alexander Calder, 1956

Creator:
Prager, David A., 1913-1997
Subject:
Calder, Alexander
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2 items. (on 1 microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
David Prager letter relating to Alexander Calder, 1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2787, frames 954-962 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Provenance:
Donated 1976 by David Praeger.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7293
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209446
AAA_collcode_pragdavi
Theme:
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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