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CALDER, Alexander Stirling (1870 - 1945), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CALDER, Alexander Stirling (1870 - 1945), Sculptor

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 11 January 1870, in Philadelphia; died 1945, in New York.


Alexander Stirling Calder was the son of the sculptor Alexander Milne Calder and father of the celebrated artist Alexander Calder. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts under the direction of Eakins and Anschutz. At the age of 20 he went to Paris and enrolled at

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