Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Navy Hellcat Roars off Flight Deck of "The Blue Ghost" - The USS Lexington]

Artist:
Edward J. Steichen (American (born Luxembourg), Bivange 1879–1973 West Redding, Connecticut)
Date:
1943
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
35.4 x 27.9 cm (13 15/16 x 11 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.218
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ink on print, verso LC: "Edward Steichen Section"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso UL, UR, LC: "RMG #480.25", "STEICHEN 750-", "[upside down] TR 8524 D"; inscribed in ink on print, verso LL: "[upside down, encircled] Steichen"
Edward Steichen; Tom Maloney; [Swann Photographica, New York, April 17, 1980, Lot #323]; [Robert Miller Gallery]; John C. Waddell

See analysis of photograph by Steichen in A Life in Photography, Chapter 12.
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