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Artist: Alexander Calder, American, 1898–1976

Big Bird

ca. 1936

Painted sheet metal and painted wire

13 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (33.7 x 21 x 18.4 cm) other (H): 13 1/4 in.(33.7 cm) other (W): 7 1/4 in.(18.4 cm) other (D): 8 1/4 in.(21 cm)
Gift of the Estate of Katherine S. Dreier
1953.6.2
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 170, ill.

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