Spider

1978
Bernard Childs (American, 1910–1985)


Dimensions

Platemark: 41.5 x 30.6 cm (16 5/16 x 12 1/16 in.) Sheet: 50.8 x 33 cm (20 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

2012.285

Medium or Technique

Engraving in color, unique impression of the finished print; impression from copper plate in MFA collection 2012.284

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Verso, in graphite, hand of J. Childs" The Spider is Becoming the Energy of the Universe"

Markings

red stamp: chop mark of Bernard Childs

Provenance

1985, bequest of the artist to his widow, Judith Childs, New York; 2012, gift of Judith Childs to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 30, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Judith Childs

Copyright

Estate of Bernard Childs