Calder Foundation

The Eagle

Date 1971
Sheet metal, bolts, and paint
465" × 363" × 363"
Seattle Art Museum; Gift of Jon & Mary Shirley, in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Seattle Art Museum, 2000 (no. 2000.69)
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Works / Monumental Sculpture 216
Works / Stabile 251
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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.