Acrobat (The Weight Lifter)

(1930/cast 1966)

Alexander Calder, American, b. Lawnton, Pennsylvania, 1898–1976

Bronze, 8 1/2 X 6 7/8 X 1 1/2 IN. (23.2 X 17.3 X 3.7 CM.) ON BASE: 7/8 X 8 X 3 1/2 IN. (2.2 X 20.2 X 8.9 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Accession Number: 86.745

Provenance:
[Galerie Maeght, to 21 February 1966]
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York and Washington, DC, [21 February 1966]-31 August 1986
Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
WHITHNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York. "Alexander Calder: The Circus," 20 April-11 June 1972.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, American Abstraction (Mid-Century)