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Alexander Calder

Bearded Lady

1926-31

From

Calder's Circus

Artist

Alexander Calder (1898-1976)

Title

Bearded Lady

Portfolio/Series

Calder's Circus

Date

1926-31

Medium

Painted galvanized steel wire, steel wire, cork, leather, paint, cardboard, and cloth

Dimensions

Overall: 11 1/8 × 6 1/2 × 3 1/4 in. (28.3 × 16.5 × 8.3 cm)

Credit line

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Purchase, with funds from a public fundraising campaign in May 1982. One half the funds were contributed by the Robert Wood Johnson Jr. Charitable Trust. Additional major donations were given by The Lauder Foundation; the Robert Lehman Foundation, Inc.; the Howard and Jean Lipman Foundation, Inc.; an anonymous donor; The T. M. Evans Foundation, Inc.; MacAndrews & Forbes Group, Incorporated; the DeWitt Wallace Fund, Inc.; Martin and Agneta Gruss; Anne Phillips; Mr. and Mrs. Laurance S. Rockefeller; the Simon Foundation, Inc.; Marylou Whitney; Bankers Trust Company; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth N. Dayton; Joel and Anne Ehrenkranz; Irvin and Kenneth Feld; Flora Whitney Miller. More than 500 individuals from 26 states and abroad also contributed to the campaign.

Accession number

83.36.2

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