Caricature of Agnes Mongan (1905-1996), 1972
Black felt-tipped pen on white wove paper
actual: 18.8 x 14 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Agnes Mongan
Department of Drawings,
© Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Drawn on front cover of the program for the presentation of the 1972 Art Dealers Association of America award. Slight graphite sketch on verso, with monogram.
signed: graphite, back cover: AC (monogram)
Alexander Calder, 1972, gift; to Agnes Mongan, 1972, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1972.
Richard Newman, "The Microtopography of Pencil Lead in Drawings: A Preliminary Report", Papers Presented at the Art Conservation Training Programs Conference, Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur Museum (Wilmington, DE, 1980), p. 38, fig. 4