hanging mobile--painted sheet metal, rod and wire
23.98 in. (60.90 cm.) (height) by 88.98 in. (226.00 cm.) (width) by 40.00 in. (101.60 cm.) (width)
signed with initials and dated 'CA 57' (on the largest element)
Kunsthalle Basel, Alexander Calder, May-June 1957, p. 23, no. 36 (illustrated). Helsinki, Galerie Artek, Alexander Calder: Exposition, January-June 1958, p. 11, no. 33 (illustrated). Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Kinetic Art, 1961. Museé de Rennes, Alexander Calder: Mobiles, Gouaches, Tapisseries, December 1962-January 1963, pp. 14-15, no. 12 (drawing illustrated). New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Art Gallery of Toronto and Paris, Musée national d'art moderne, Alexander Calder: a Retrospective Exhibition, November 1964-July 1965, p. 6, no. 162; Paris, no. 178. Saint-Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght; Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art and Stedelijk Museum, Calder, April-October 1969, Saint-Paul de Vence, no. 144; Louisiana, no. 119 and Stedelijk, no. 87. Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Alexander Calder, October-December 1974, p. 22 (illustrated). Art Institute of Chicago, September 1988-October 1989 (on loan). Washington D.C., National Gallery of Art and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Alexander Calder 1898-1976, March-September 1998, p. 306, pl. 244 (illustrated in color). Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy, June-October 2010, pp. 128-129, pl. 47 (illustrated in color).
C. Luz, 'Movimento em Tôrno de Calder,' Jornal do Brasil, 6 July 1965 (illustrated). G. Wheelan, 'Calder: génial bricoleur,' Les Lettres Francaises, 8 and 16 July (illustrated). R.W. Schwartz, 'Paris Greets Comprehensive Calder Show,' New York Times, 13 July 1965, p. 5 (illustrated). 'The Museum World,' Arts Yearbook 9, p. 34. H. H. Arnason and U. Mulas, Calder, New York, 1971, p. 46 (illustrated). Le Nouvel Observateur, 16 August 1971, p. 5 (illustrated). G. di San Lazzaro, ed., Calder, Magie Éolienne, Paris, 20 February 1972, p. 60 (illustrated). S. Thierry, ed., Calder Intime/The Intimate World of Alexander Calder, exh. cat., Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 1989, p. 378 (illustrated). D. Ashton and F. Calvo Serraller, Picasso and the Age of Iron, exh. cat., New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1993, p. 378 (illustrated). P. Guerrero, A Photographer's Journey, New York, 2007, p. 10 (illustrated in color). U. Mulas, A. Calder and G. C. Argan, Ugo Mulas/Alexander Calder, Milan, 2008, p. 43 (illustrated). A. S. C. Rower, Calder: Sculptor of Air, exh. cat., Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, 2009, p. 206 (illustrated). Calder and Abstraction: From Avant-Garde to Iconic, exh. cat., Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2013, p. 195 (illustrated in color).
Galerie Maeght, Paris. Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1965.