Calder Foundation

National Gallery V (maquette)

Date 1972
Media
Sheet metal, wire, and paint
Dimensions
11 3⁄8" × 27 1⁄4"
Collection
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Gift of the Collectors Committee, 1975
Related exhibitions  1
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (1998)

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Alexander Calder: 1898–1976. 29 March–12 July 1998.

Solo Exhibition
Related works  2
Works / Hanging Mobile 159
Related Timeline
1963–1976 Monumental Works

In 1963, Calder completed construction of a large studio overlooking the Indre Valley. With the assistance of a full-scale, industrial ironworks, he began to fabricate his monumental works in France and devoted much of his later working years to public commissions. Calder died in New York in 1976 at the age of seventy-eight.