Star, for the "Colonnade of Stars," Court of the Universe building, 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco

 
Star, for the "Colonnade of Stars," Court of the Universe building, 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco
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  • Title :     Star, for the "Colonnade of Stars," Court of the Universe building, 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco
  • Artist:     Alexander Stirling Calder Artist
  • Accession:     85.6.7
  • Country:     United States Philadelphia Pennsylvania
  • Date:     circa 1914
  • Dimensions:     Inches 52-1/2 12-1/4 8-1/4, Centimeters 133.4 31.1 21.0
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Sculpture/Sculpture Design , Figurative
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection.
  • URL:     85.6.7.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Cast bronze female figure with arms upraised, star headdress, on tiptoes with flowing robe; this figure is one of an identical group punctuating the top of the Court of the Universe building forming a Colonnade of Stars.