David Prager letter relating to Alexander Calder

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.pragdavi
Creators:
Prager, David
Dates:
1956
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Items
(on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
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.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2787, frames 954-962 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1976 by David Praeger.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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