Alexander Calder

Cowboy on Horse
1926–1931

On view
Floor 7

Date
1926–1931

Classification
Sculpture

Medium
Galvanized wire, painted galvanized wire, steel wire, painted wood, cork, leather, springs, and felt

Dimensions
Overall: 9 3/8 × 24 3/4 × 9 1/4in. (23.8 × 62.9 × 23.5 cm)

Accession number
83.36.19

Credit line
Purchase, with funds from a public fundraising campaign in May 1982. One half the funds were contributed by the Robert Wood Johnson Jr. Charitable Trust. Additional major donations were given by The Lauder Foundation; the Robert Lehman Foundation, Inc.; the Howard and Jean Lipman Foundation, Inc.; an anonymous donor; The T. M. Evans Foundation, Inc.; MacAndrews & Forbes Group, Incorporated; the DeWitt Wallace Fund, Inc.; Martin and Agneta Gruss; Anne Phillips; Mr. and Mrs. Laurance S. Rockefeller; the Simon Foundation, Inc.; Marylou Whitney; Bankers Trust Company; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth N. Dayton; Joel and Anne Ehrenkranz; Irvin and Kenneth Feld; Flora Whitney Miller. More than 500 individuals from 26 states and abroad also contributed to the campaign.

Rights and reproductions
© Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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