[Dr. Eliot Porter, Guggenheim fellow, photographer, specialty wild birds]
Gelatin silver print
Image: 10 11/16 x 11 5/16 in.
Sheet: 11 x 11 3/4 in.
u.l. in graphite: [upside down] F
u.c.: [stamp] [upside down] 22973
u.c. in blue ink: [inverted check mark]
u.c: [in black type] Santa Fe Essay [underlined in blue pencil] x
u.r. in graphite: Photo #767514
u.c. in graphite: Dr. Elliott x ["x" in blue pencil] Porter [underlined in blue pencil] \ Guggenheim fellow - \ photographer - specialty \ wild birds - c. 1947
c. in red pencil: Smith \ #22973 - F [in blue pencil] \ TIME INC. \ PICTURE COLLECTION [stamped in red ink] \ Credit W. EUGENE SMITH \ WEST [blank] STREET \ NEW YORK CITY ENdicott 2-3259 [stamped in black ink]
l.r. [stamp in black ink]: © (blank line) Time Inc. All Rights Reserved. \ No reproduction, commercial display or othe[sic] \ use is permitted without express written \ permission of the copyright holder.
l.c. in graphite: PF 120112
l.r. in graphite: 519
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas
© Time-Life Inc.
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.