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Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, New York; gift 1996 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1997
Alexander Calder: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1997, no. 10, color repro., as The Constellation Mobile.
1998
Alexander Calder: 1898-1976, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1998, no. 153, color repro.
1999
Cosmos: From Romanticism to the Avant-garde, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal; Centro de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona; Palazzo Grassi, Venice, 1999-2000, no. 40, repro. (shown only in Montreal).
2009
Calder: Sculptor of Air, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, 2009-2010, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
1997
Alexander Calder: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997: no. 10.
1998
Alexander Calder: 1898-1976. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1998: no. 153.