Exhibit#1 Brookgreen Collection
Tragedy and Comedy

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Accession# 1932.022
Artist Calder, Alexander Stirling
Collection Art Objects
Credit line Purchased by Archer M. Huntington
Description "Tragedy and Comedy" by Alexander Stirling Calder

Figure/male/Shakespeare/drama

"Hamlet, seated in a curule chair, leans his head against the knife held in his hand, as with knit brows and nervously plucking fingers, he muses. Touchstone, with his head throne back laughing, sits at Hamlet's feet, an arm flung over his knees, a bauble held in the other hand. There are gilded bells on his cape and bauble." (Proske 112)



Home Location storage: warehouse
Material Bronze
Medium Metal/bronze/cast
Object ID S.1932.022
Object Name Sculpture
Recfrom Gorham Company
Signed Name Calder
Sub-category Art
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