Amon Carter print details

Eggs Encircled

Carlotta M. Corpron (1901-1988)

Object Details

  • Date

    1948, printed after 1948

  • Object Type

    Photographs

  • Medium

    Gelatin silver print

  • Dimensions

    Image: 9 9/16 x 7 13/16 in.
    Sheet: 10 x 8 3/16 in.

  • Inscriptions

    Verso:

    signed and titled, c.c. in graphite: Carlotta M. Corpron Eggs Encircled

    u.l. in graphite: Eggs Encircled

    u.r. printed paper label: THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO \ Chicago 3, Illinois \ ARTIST Carlotta Corpron [typed] \ TITLE "Eggs Encircled" [typed] \ MEDIUM/EXHIBITION Abstract Photographs by Car- [typed] \ lotta Corpron [typed] \ DATE [remainder of label is missing]

    c.c rubber stamp: PETER POLLACK \ PUBLIC RELATIONS COUNSEL \ ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

    c.c. rubber stamp: KINDLY RETURN PHOTOGRAPH AFTER USE

    c.c. in crayon: 2 col \ Thurs pm soc sub \ [illegible] & Smith

    l.l. in graphite: 53. \ 7170/3m \ 47-7/8 \ DB276

    l.r. rubber stamp: Carlotta M. Corpron \ Denton, Texas

  • Credit Line

    Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, Gift of the artist

  • Accession Number

    P1987.5.3

  • Copyright

    © 1988 Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Additional details

Location: Off view
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