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Face and Sandpaper

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1940

Artist:

Nathan Lerner
American, 1913–1997

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Nathan Lerner

Title

Face and Sandpaper

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1940

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Umarked recto; inscribed verso, upper right, in graphite: "59-5"; verso, center, in graphite: "montage without scissors [underlined] / "Face + Sandpaper" / Nathan Lerner /1940 / M [encircled]"; inscribed and stamped verso, lower center, in graphite and black ink: "1940 [graphite] / © Photo By Nathan Lerner / All Rights Reserved [stamped in black ink] / 8 x 10 [graphite]"; inscribed verso, along bottom edge, in black ink and graphite: "54 [encircled/black ink] / Sandpaper and Face #40.2.1 INV 2252 [graphite]"

Dimensions

Image: 25.1 × 20.2 cm (9 15/16 × 8 in.); Paper: 35.4 × 28 cm (13 15/16 × 11 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Kiyoko Lerner

Reference Number

2001.635

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