Alder Flycatcher, July 15, 1939
Gelatin silver print
Image: 7 11/16 x 9 9/16 in.
Mount: 15 x 20 1/16 in.
u.l. signed in graphite: Eliot Porter
u.l. in graphite: No. 15-1-1-5
c. in graphite: Alder flycatcher
l.r. in graphite: Alder Flycatcher
Eliot Porter Collection
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, Bequest of the artist
© 1990 Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Eliot Porter’s BirdsDecember 21, 2019–May 10, 2020
While he is internationally celebrated for his colorful renderings of the natural world, Eliot Porter’s Birds highlights Porter's equal, career-long focus on photographing birds through more than thirty photographs and archival objects with the artist’s extensive writings.