Printing plate for "Month of Unreasonable Hope" (from "Book of Months")

1960
Bernard Childs (American, 1910–1985)


Dimensions

Plate: 11.7 x 12.3 x 0.3 cm (4 5/8 x 4 13/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2004.524

Medium or Technique

Zinc plate, shaped, cut and engraved with hand and power tools, beveled edges

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Printmaking

Inscription

Verso, in ink, in hand of Judith Childs: Bernard Childs / Month of Unreasonable Hope

Provenance

the artist; the artist's widow, Judith Childs, from whom purchased by MFA Sept. 22, 2004

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

Estate of Bernard Childs