Calder Foundation

Untitled (Fêtes II)

Date 1971
Media
Etching
Dimensions
18" × 13"
Publisher
Published by Maeght Éditeur, Paris. Frontispiece for Fêtes, the unbound portfolio of the poem by Jacques Prévert, illustrated with eight embossed etchings by Calder.
Printer
Printed by Arte Adrien Maeght, Paris
Edition size
Total edition of 200, plus 25 examples hors-commerce, signed and numbered I to XXV on the colophon, on Arches / Deluxe set of examples 1 to 25, signed and numbered on the colophon, containing an additional suite of the etchings (not including the cover design) each individually signed, on d'Auvergne à la main Moulin Richard-de-Bas / Examples 26 to 50, signed and numbered on the colophon, on d'Auvergne à la main Moulin Richard-de-Bas / Examples 51 to 200, signed and numbered on the colophon, on Arches
Related exhibitions  1
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (1976)

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Calder’s Universe. 14 October 1976–6 February 1977.

Solo Exhibition
Works / Print 65
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.