Alexander Calder / Elephant and Trainer from Calder's Circus / 1926-1931Alexander Calder
Elephant and Trainer from Calder's Circus

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Creator Name: Calder, Alexander
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1898-1976
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Alexander Calder
Title: Elephant and Trainer from Calder's Circus
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1926
Creation End Date: 1931
Creation Date: 1926-1931
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Wood, cloth, rubber tubing, wire, fur, pipe cleaners, cork and nails
Dimensions: Dimensions variable: 12 1/4 x 29 x 15 1/2 in.(31.12 x 73.66 x 39.37 cm. )
AMICA Contributor: Whitney Museum of American Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 83.36.13a-b
Credit Line: Purchase, with funds from a public fundraising campaign in May 1982. Onehalf the funds were contributed by the Robert Wood Johnson Jr. Charitable Trust. Additional major donations were given by The Lauder Foundation; the RobertLehman Foundation, Inc.; the Howard and Jean Lipman Foundation, Inc.; ananonymous donor; The T. M. Evans Foundation, Inc.; MacAndrews & Forbes Group,Incorporated; the DeWitt Wallace Fund, Inc.; Martin and Agneta Gruss; AnnePhillips; Mr. and Mrs. Laurance S. Rockefeller; the Simon Foundation, Inc.;Marylou Whitney; Bankers Trust Company; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth N. Dayton; Joeland Anne Ehrenkranz; Irvin and Kenneth Feld; Flora Whitney Miller. More than500 individuals from 26 states and abroad also contributed to the campaign.
Copyright: ? Estate of Alexander Calder / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Context - Person: Calder Alexander
Context - Date: 1926 - 1931
AMICA ID: WMAA.83.36.13a-b
Component Measured: object
Measurement Dimension: height
Measurement Value: 31.12
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Dimension: width
Measurement Value: 73.66
Measurement Dimension: depth
Measurement Value: 39.37
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright Whitney Museum of American Art

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