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Asia, 1931
Alexander Stirling Calder (American, 1870 – 1945)

This sculpture represents one pair of a series of four, each representing a pair from a selection of World continents, including Europe, Africa, and the Americas. This pair, "Asia", was created by Alexander Stirling Calder, specifically for the Penn Museum courtyard, in which the figures face the museum with a contemplative gaze. In this piece, one figure represents India, while the other represents China.