Alexander Calder / The Brass Family / 1927Alexander Calder
The Brass Family

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Creator Name: Calder, Alexander
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1898-1976
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Alexander Calder
Title: The Brass Family
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1927
Creation End Date: 1927
Creation Date: 1927
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Brass wire and painted wood
Dimensions: 66 3/8 x 40 x 8 in.(168.59 x 101.6 x 20.32 cm. )
AMICA Contributor: Whitney Museum of American Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 69.255
Credit Line: Gift of the artist
Copyright: ? Estate of Alexander Calder / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Provenance: Collection of the artist, 1927 - 1969
Condition: 01/17/1993 ,Satisfactory ,Dusty overall; black paint flaking left foot & rightthigh of horizontal figure; white accretions bottom figure left breast & horizontalfigure right arm ,
Context - Person: Calder Alexander
Context - Date: 1927 - 1927
Exhibition History: "An American Story"
Exhibition History: Leonard & Evelyn Lauder Galleries
Exhibition History: Highlights from the Permanent Collection: From Hopper to Mid-Century
Related Work Description: TUMBLING FAMILY, 1931, pen & ink on paper, 22 3/4 x 30 3/4in., Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin S. Lane, New York
Related Multimedia Description: Antenna Audio: Permanent Collection Tour
Link to Multimedia: WMAA.AA200101.25.mp3
Component Measured: object
Measurement Dimension: height
Measurement Value: 168.59
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Dimension: width
Measurement Value: 101.60
Measurement Dimension: depth
Measurement Value: 20.32
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright Whitney Museum of American Art

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