Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Television Studio, Burbank, California]

Artist:
Robert Frank (American, born Zurich, 1924)
Date:
1955–56
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
21.6 x 32.9 cm (8 1/2 x 12 15/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 1990
Accession Number:
1990.1137
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2005 Robert Frank
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in black wax pencil on print, recto UC, UR in margin: 6 3/4", "80"; inscribed in blue ink on paper label affixed to print, recto LL in margin: "TV. COMMERCIAL"; signed in ink on print, verso LR: "Frank."; inscribed in wax pencil on print, verso LC [sideways]: "Esq // 1853"; photographer's archive box stamp on print, verso LR: "ROBERT FRANK ARCHIVE // T.V. COMMERCIAL [in pencil] // 2674 [in pencil]"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso CR [sideways]: "8236/ // 7-5/ // 110"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso UR: "581 [encircled]"; photographer's copyright stamp on print, verso LL: "COPYRIGHT (c) Robert Frank 1980 [in ink] // ALL RIGHTS RESERVED"
Photofind Gallery

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Photographs from the 1940s and 1950s: Selections from the Collection," December 18, 1990–March 17, 1991.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Johnson Gallery, Selections from the Collection 1," December 4, 1992–May 4, 1993.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Few Are Chosen: Street Photography and the Book, 1936-1966," November 5, 2004–March 6, 2005.

This is a variant of the photograph of the same television studio in The Americans.
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