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Drive-In Movie, Detroit

A work made of gelatin silver print, from "the americans" (1955/56).
© Robert Frank

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print, from "the americans" (1955/56).

Date:

1955, printed 1977

Artist:

Robert Frank (American, born Switzerland, 1924–2019)
printed under the artist’s supervision by Sidney Kaplan (American, born 1913)

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Artist

Robert Frank

Title

Drive-In Movie, Detroit

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1955

Medium

Gelatin silver print, from "The Americans" (1955/56)

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower left, below image, in black ink: "Drive Inn Detroit 1955"; signed and inscribed recto, lower right, below image, in black ink: "R. Frank. 77"; inscribed verso, lower right, in black ink and graphite: "ROBERT FRANK ARCHIVE [stamped in black ink] / Americans 46 / Drive-in-movie, Detroit / 463 [inscribed in graphite]"

Dimensions

20.8 × 31.7 cm (image); 27.9 × 35.4 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Maurice D. Galleher Endowment

Reference Number

1992.780

Copyright

© Robert Frank

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