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Mouth

Artist:
Roger Parry (French, 1905–1977)
Date:
1931
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
17.9 x 23.5 cm (7 1/16 x 9 1/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.144
Not on view
"A pipe--a chair--a hand--an eye--a typewriter--a hat--a foot, etc., etc. Let us consider these things...in isolation--their value enhanced by every known means."--Fernand Léger, 1926
Inscription: Signed in pencil on mount below print, recto BR: "R. PARRY"; inscribed and signed on mount, verso BR: "1931 - M.R.Parry"; inscribed on mount, verso BR corner: "92";
Artist's Estate; [Robert Miller Gallery, New York]; John C. Waddell (June 18, 1982)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The New Vision: Photography between the World Wars. The Ford Motor Company Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 23, 1989–December 31, 1989.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. "The New Vision: Photography between the World Wars. The Ford Motor Company Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 28, 1990–April 22, 1990.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "The New Vision: Photography between the World Wars. The Ford Motor Company Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 10, 1990–July 15, 1990.

High Museum of Art. "The New Vision: Photography between the World Wars. The Ford Motor Company Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 5, 1991–April 28, 1991.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. "The New Vision: Photography between the World Wars. The Ford Motor Company Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art," June 8, 1991–August 4, 1991.

IVAM, Centre Julio Gonzalez, Valencia. "The New Vision, IVAM, Centre Julio Gonzalez, Valencia," January 20, 1995–March 26, 1995.

Culturgest, Lisbon. "The Century of the Body: Photoworks 1900-200," October 6, 1999–December 19, 1999.

Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne. "The Century of the Body: Photoworks 1900-200," February 3, 2000–April 2, 2000.

Centre Georges Pompidou. "La Subversion des images. Surréalisme, photographie, film.," September 23, 2009–January 4, 2010.

Fotomuseum Winterthur. "La Subversion des images. Surréalisme, photographie, film.," February 26, 2010–May 24, 2010.

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. 195.



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