wood, wire and paint
18.74 in. (47.60 cm.) (height) by 8.98 in. (22.80 cm.) (width) by 4.17 in. (10.60 cm.) (depth)
signed with the artist's monogram 'CA' (on the underside)
New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Calder: Constellationes, May-June 1943. London, Mayor Gallery and Waddington Galleries, Calder, April 1981, p. 8 (illustrated). New York, Hirschl & Adler, Carved and Modelled: American Sculpture 1810-1940, April-June 1982. St. Louis Museum of Art; Honolulu Academy of Arts; Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, The Ebsworth Collection: American Modernism 1911-1947, November 1987-June 1988, pp. 64-65 and 200, no. 10 (illustrated). Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Alexander Calder 1898-1976, March-December 1998, p. 201, no. 165 (illustrated in color). Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Seattle Art Museum, Twentieth-Century American Art: The Ebsworth Collection, March-November 2000, pp. 64-65 and 279, no. 8 (illustrated in color). Seattle Art Museum, Alexander Calder: A Balancing Act, October 2009-April 2010.
D. Bourdon, Calder: Mobilist/Ringmaster/Innovator, New York, 1980, p. 85 (illustrated). Art in America, vol. 73, no. 7, July 1985, (illustrated in color on the frontispiece). J.-C. Marcadé, Calder, Paris, 1996, pp. 104-105 (illustrated in color and illustrated in color on the cover). J. Baal-Tefhuvia, Alexander Calder, Cologne, 1998, p. 24 (illustrated) “Alexander Calder: Working with Volume,” Scholastic Art, vol. 30, no. 3, December 1999-January 2000, pp. 6-7 (illustrated in color). D. Ngo, ed., Art + Architecture: The Ebsworth Collection + Residence, San Francisco, 2006, n.p. (illustrated in color and installation views illustrated). A. Pierre, Calder: Mouvement et Réalité, Paris, 2009, pp. 197 and 199 (illustrated in color). New York, L & M Arts, Tinguey, Calder: Between Surrealism and Abstraction, exh. cat., 2010, p. 142 (drawing illustrated).
Keith and Edna Warner, New York, acquired directly from the artist, 1944 Perls Galleries, New York Waddington Galleries, London, 1981 Private collection, New York Hirschl & Adler, New York Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1985