"The Spider and the Fly" (trial proof)

1956
Bernard Childs (American, 1910–1985)


Dimensions

Platemark: 28.3 x 41.5 cm (11 1/8 x 16 5/16 in.) Sheet: 50 x 66 cm (19 11/16 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

2012.299

Medium or Technique

Engraving, printed in Paris, trial proof

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

L.r. in graphite: Childs '56 Bc: "Trial Proof for "The Spider and The Fly"

Signed

Signed

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