L'Abbatoire No. III
Eldzier Cortor (American, 1916–2015)
Overall: 36 x 53.5 cm (14 3/16 x 21 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Copper etching plate
Not On View
MFA owns impression from plate (2012.1477)
Cortor’s highly experimental etchings were often printed from shaped copper plates, either carved or, as here, etched so deeply that the acid was allowed to bite holes through the plate.
2012, year-end gift of the artist to MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)
Gift of Eldzier Cortor in memory of Sophia Rose Cortor
Reproduced with permission.