Arrival

1955
Bernard Childs (American, 1910–1985)


Dimensions

33.6 x 49.5 cm (13 1/4 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1991.522

Medium or Technique

Powertool drypoint and burin engraving

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

printed in four(?) colors (two shades of brown, dark and light terra-cotta)

Inscription

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.

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: Watermark: "BFK RIVES"

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Gift of Peter Soriano

Copyright

Estate of Bernard Childs