Eagle (Calder)

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Eagle by A.Calder.jpg
Artist Alexander Calder
Year 1971
Type sculpture
Dimensions 11.81 m × 9.8 m × 9.91 m (38 ft 9 in × 32 ft × 32 ft 6 in)
Location Seattle, Washington
Coordinates 47°37′00″N 122°21′21″W / 47.61655°N 122.35587°W / 47.61655; -122.35587Coordinates: 47°37′00″N 122°21′21″W / 47.61655°N 122.35587°W / 47.61655; -122.35587
Owner Seattle Art Museum

Eagle is an abstract sculpture by Alexander Calder.[1] It is located at the Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle.[2]


Calder Eagle original site at Bank One in Fort Worth.

It was located at the Bank One building, 500 Throckmorton Street, Fort Worth, Texas. It was commissioned by Fort Worth National Bank. It was constructed in 1971 of painted sheet steel. It was erected, and dedicated on February 15, 1974. It was relocated in 2000 after being purchased by the Seattle Art Museum with funding from Jon and Mary Shirley. [3]


  1. ^ "Eagle, (sculpture)". SIRIS
  2. ^ Vogel, Carol (July 21, 2000). "INSIDE ART; Calder's 'Eagle' Lands in Seattle". The New York Times. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Calder's `Eagle' purchased for Olympic Sculpture Park". Seattle Times. July 19, 2000. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 

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