Alexander Calder

Rigoulot, the Strong Man, Weight Lifter
1926–1931

On view
Floor 7

Date
1926–1931

Classification
Sculpture

Medium
Wire, cloth, metal, thread and tape on painted wood base

Dimensions
Overall: 7 3/4 × 10 3/4 × 4in. (19.7 × 27.3 × 10.2 cm)

Accession number
83.36.9.1a-b

Credit line
Purchase, with funds from a public fundraising campaign in May 1982. One half of 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 De Witt Wallace Fund, Incorporated; 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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