11–14 October 1940Home of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace K. Harrison, Huntington, Long Island
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York. Calder: Stabiles & Mobiles. 23 February–13 March 1937.
George Walter Vincent Smith Gallery, Springfield, Massachusetts. Calder Mobiles. 8–27 November 1938.
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York. Calder. 14 May–1 June 1940.
Willard Gallery, New York. Calder Jewelry. 3–25 December 1940.
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.