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Camera Obscura

A work made of college composed of cut-and-pasted printed elements, including japanese paper, with charcoal, gouache, and graphite, on ivory cardboard.

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  • A work made of college composed of cut-and-pasted printed elements, including japanese paper, with charcoal, gouache, and graphite, on ivory cardboard.

Date:

1937

Artist:

Roland Penrose
English, 1900-1984

About this artwork

On View

Prints and Drawings, Gallery 397

Artist

Roland Penrose

Title

Camera Obscura

Origin

England

Date

1937

Medium

College composed of cut-and-pasted printed elements, including Japanese paper, with charcoal, gouache, and graphite, on ivory cardboard

Inscriptions

Signed, dated, and titled, lower right: "R. Penrose 1937"; inscribed, lower left: "Camera Obscura"

Dimensions

757 × 1,012 mm

Credit Line

Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection

Reference Number

2018.348

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