Requires Photography

L'Abbatoire No. III

about 1967
Eldzier Cortor (American, 1916–2015)


Dimensions

Overall: 36 x 53.5 cm (14 3/16 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1488

Medium or Technique

Copper etching plate

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Printmaking

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.

Provenance

2012, year-end gift of the artist to MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Eldzier Cortor in memory of Sophia Rose Cortor

Copyright

© Eldzier Cortor; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, LLC, New York, NY