Bernard Childs (American, 1910–1985)
33.6 x 49.5 cm (13 1/4 x 19 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Powertool drypoint and burin engraving
Not On View
printed in four(?) colors (two shades of brown, dark and light terra-cotta)
In graphite, below image, l.l.: Childs ‘55 épreuve d'artiste; l.c.: Arrival; l.r.: 9/10. In graphite, across lower edge: Copper plate - power drypoint & burin engraving - four colors, one "tirage" - one of ten proofs printed by the artist on his own press at 4 rue de l'Université, Paris, 70 - Dec. 55.
PDP Watermark Type: Watermark: "BFK RIVES"
Purchased from the artist in Paris by Fernando Zobel; purchased from Zobel estate by Peter Soriano; 1991, Soriano's gift to the MFA. (Accession date: June 26, 1991)
Gift of Peter Soriano
Estate of Bernard Childs