Spider Studies

1978
Bernard Childs (American, 1910–1985)


Dimensions

Platemark: 41.5 x 30.5 cm (16 5/16 x 12 in.) Sheet: 50.5 x 33.3 cm (19 7/8 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.286

Medium or Technique

Engraving, working proof in black ink, (from Side One of copper plate (2012.284))

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Verso: in graphite, inscription by J. Childs: By Bernard Childs / 1978/ J. Childs / 27.ix.1989

Markings

Verso: red chop of B. 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