Calder, Alexander. “À Propos of Measuring a Mobile.” Manuscript, 1943. Agnes Rindge Claflin papers concerning Alexander Calder, 1936-circa 1970s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.Unpublished Document or Manuscript
Buffet, Gabrielle. “Sandy Calder, forgeron lunaire.” Cahiers d’Art, nos. 20–21 (1945–46).Magazine
Galerie Louis Carré, Paris. Alexander Calder: Mobiles, Stabiles, Constellations. Exhibition catalogue. 1946.
Jean-Paul Sartre, Les Mobiles de CalderSolo Exhibition Catalogue
Dreier, Katherine S., and Marcel Duchamp. Collection of the Société Anonyme (New Haven: Yale, 1950).
Marcel Duchamp, Alexander CalderGroup Exhibition Catalogue
In 1937, Calder completed Devil Fish, his first stabile enlarged from a model. He received two important commissions: Mercury Fountain (1937) and Lobster Trap and Fish Tail (1939). His first retrospective was held in 1938 at the George Walter Vincent Smith Gallery in Springfield, Massachusetts, followed by another in 1943 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.