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Iris

A work made of photogravure.
© Paul Strand Archive/Aperture Foundation

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  • A work made of photogravure.

Date:

1928

Artist:

Paul Strand
American, 1890–1976

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Paul Strand

Title

Iris

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1928

Medium

Photogravure

Inscriptions

Blind stamped recto, lower right, below image: "[circular formation] HAND-PULLED GRAVURE / PAUL / STRAND / FOUNDATION / COPYRIGHT 1980"; printed recto, on interleaving, lower left, in black ink : "PAUL STRAND": recto, on interleaving, lower right, in black ink: "Iris, 1928"; recto, lower center, in black ink: "Hand-pulled grain photogravure made from the original negative, in an edition of 450 prints. The plate was made by Jon Goodman and Richard Benson and the edition was printed at Atelier de Taille Douce, St. Prex."; signed and printed recto, on interleaving, in black ink: "Hazel Strand [signed] / For The Paul Strand Foundation / This is number 129 [inscribed]"

Dimensions

Image: 24 × 19.1 cm (9 1/2 × 7 9/16 in.); Paper: 42.7 × 34.9 cm (16 13/16 × 13 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Helen Harvey Mills

Reference Number

1981.1022

Copyright

© Paul Strand Archive/Aperture Foundation

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