Artist Max Kalish, American, 1891 - 1945
  • Steel into the Skies
Date 1932
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 20 × 5 × 11 inches (50.8 × 12.7 × 27.9 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Beatrice W. Rogers Fund and Edward E. Rothman Fund
Accession Number 2004.15
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, along the base: M KALISH | 32
Marks Stamped along edge of base: Meroni Radice Paris | cire perdue
James Graham and Sons Gallery, (New York, New York, USA);
John Axelrod, (Boston, Massachusetts, USA);
Gerald Peters Gallery, (New York, New York, USA);
2004-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Lewis, N. Lawson. The Sculpture of Max Kalish. Cleveland, 1933, no. 20 (ill. of an unidentified example).

Labor Sculpture by Max Kalish. New York, 1938 (ill. of an unidentified example).

Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works, 1893-1939. Austin, 1989, pp. 91-92 (ill. of another example in a private collection).

Fort, Ilene Susan et al. The Figure in American Sculpture: A Question of Modernity. Los Angeles, 1995, p. 206 (pl. 59, ill. of another example in the Cleveland Museum of Art).