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Vache (Cow)

about 1929

Alexander Calder, American, 1898–1976


Dimensions

40.64 x 60.96 cm (16 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

60.240a-b

Medium or Technique

Brass wire

On View

Saundra and William H. Lane Galleries (Gallery 332)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

Wire sculpture of a cow, with a cow dropping represented by a separate coil of wire. One leg is broken.

Provenance

Paul D. Nelson, architect (98 Boulevard Auguste Blanqui, Paris 13, France); 1960, purchased by the MFA from Paul D. Nelson (April 14, 1960).

Credit Line

Decorative Arts Special Fund