About This Artwork

György Kepes
American, born Hungary, 1906–2001

Juliet with Peacock Feather, 1937/38

Gelatin silver print with gouache
15.3 x 11.5 cm (image/paper)
Unmarked recto; verso unchecked

Maurice D. Galleher Endowment, 1996.1

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "New Faces and Other Recent Acquisitions," July 11, 1997–January 19, 1998. (David Travis and Sylvia Wolf)

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Taken by Design: Photographs from The Institute of Design, 1937–1971," March 2–May 12, 2002; traveled to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, July 20–October 20, 2002; and Philadelphia Museum of Art, December 7, 2002–March 2, 2003. (David Travis and Elizabeth Siegel)

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Photography on Display: Modern Treasures," May 9–September 13, 2009. (Matthew S. Witkovsky, Elizabeth Siegel, and Katherine Bussard)

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910–1950," March 3–June 2, 2013. (Sarah Kelly Oehler)

Publication History

Travis, David and Elizabeth Siegel. 2002. “Taken by Design: Photographs from the Institute of Design, 1937–1971.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/University of Chicago Press. p. 53, cat. 87, pl. 31.

Oehler, Sarah Kelly. 2013. "They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910–1950." Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press. p. 96, fig. 102 (detail), p. 101, fig. 102.




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