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Artist:
Grancel Fitz (American, 1894–1963)
Date:
1930s
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
21.4 x 19.9 cm (8 7/16 x 7 13/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.378
Not on view
Inscription: Signed in pencil on print, recto LR: "Fitz"; photographer's stamp on 2nd mount, verso C: "PHOTOGRAPH BY // W. GRANCEL FITZ"; inscribed in ink on 2nd mount, verso C: "1930 // 1929 [crossed out] Lux Flakes // Art Director's Ex."
[Paul Katz to Waddell, March 25, 1984]; John C. Waddell

Condition cont.: edges on 2nd mount, recto overall; adhesive residue on 2nd mount, verso, at all edges. Per JCW, this image was produced by T. Walter Thompson Co. for Lever Bros. Co. It won the 1931 New York Art Director's Club award.
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