Calder Foundation

Fafnir-Dragon II

Date 1969
Media
Sheet metal, rod, wire, and paint
Dimensions
10'8" × 13'6"
Collection
Nagoya City Art Museum; Gift of the Tokai Bank, 1988
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Works / Monumental Sculpture 211
Works / Standing Mobile 249
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.