Eliot Porter Setting Up Equipment for Photographing a Lewis Woodpecker
Gelatin silver print
Image: 9 7/16 x 7 3/4 in.
Sheet: 9 15/16 x 8 1/8 in.
u.c. to u.r. in black ink: Eliot Porter \ setting up equipment for photographing \ a Lewis woodpecker
u.c. [stamp]: LAURA GILPIN \ BOX 1173, SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO
u.c. in black ink: New Mexico 1952
l.c. in black ink: Please Return [underlined]
Eliot Porter Collection
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, Bequest of Eliot Porter
©1979 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.