Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Etruscan Cauldron of the 7th Century B.C., Upside Down]

Artist:
André Kertész (American (born Hungary), Budapest 1894–1985 New York)
Date:
1940s–50s
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
19.8 x 21.0 cm. (7 13/16 x 8 1/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Helena Simkhovitch, in memory of her father, Vladimir G. Simkhovitch, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.1042.3
Rights and Reproduction:
© The Estate of André Kertész / Higher Pictures
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ink, verso UL: "Detail of no.8"; stamped, verso UL: "EX. COLL. V.G. SIMKHOVITCH"; inscribed in pencil, verso UR: "Metropolitan"; inscribed in pencil, verso LC: "9."; stamped, verso LC: "ANDRE KERTESZ // 67 W. 44th ST., N.Y.C.".
Helena Simkhovitch

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fatal Attraction: Piotr Uklański Selects from the Met Collection," March 17–June 14, 2015.

Uklański, Piotr. Piotr Uklański: Fatal Attraction. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 2015. p. 193.



Dietrich von Bothmer of the Greek and Roman Department believes that these four photo were made between 1940 and 1953. The artist's stamp on the print was used 1938-39. The object photographed is in the collection of the Greek and Roman Department and is numbered 54.11.1.
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