CALDER ALEXANDER (1898-1976).

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CALDER ALEXANDER (1898-1976).
L.A.S. "Sandy", Saché 25 April 1966, to Jacques PRÉVERT; 3 pages in-4.
He has read "what you wrote about me" [the text "Oiseleur de fer" which appeared in February 1966 in Maeght's review Derrière le miroir, and which will be reprinted and developed in Fêtes avec 7 eaux-fortes de Calder in 1971], and the "bouquin" [book] he gave him [Fatras], and the "preface to D l M" [Derrière le miroir]. "For all these things I have never thanked you - so, right now, I thank you!" He leaves on May 5 for the USA: "They will be deconstructing a 12 m. high stabile, which I made for M.I.T. - Massachussets Institute of Technology, in Cambridge Mass. (Boston)". On his return, he would like to welcome the Prévert family to Touraine...
EXHIBITION Jacques Prévert, Paris la belle (p. 212).
PROVENANCE Jacques Prévert Collection. Morceaux choisis (Ader sale, 9 June 2010, n° 16).
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