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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

Status

On View, Gallery 397

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Roland Penrose

Title

Camera Obscura

Place

England (Object made in)

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

Extended information about this artwork

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