Backdrops Circa 1940's
Screenprint on felt panels
sheet (each half of diptych): 26 1/8 x 16 3/4 in. (66.4 x 42.5 cm) (show scale)
Printed lower left on left panel: "...seated in photographers studio, circa 1940's"
Printed lower left on right panel: "...standing while singing on film set, circa 1940's"
Right panel signed and dated verso lower right in graphite: "Lorna Simpson 98"
Left panel inscribed verso in pencil lower right corner: "A.P. 8/Lt. panel"; Right panel inscribed verso in pencil lower right following signature and date: "A.P. 8/Rt/panel"
Gift of Karen McCready and Jean-Yves Noblet in honor of Roy Eddey
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Lorna Simpson (American, born 1960). Backdrops Circa 1940's, 1998. Screenprint on felt panels, sheet (each half of diptych): 26 1/8 x 16 3/4 in. (66.4 x 42.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Karen McCready and Jean-Yves Noblet in honor of Roy Eddey, 1999.61a-b. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.61a-b_PS9.jpg)
Artist's proof 8
AP 8 from an Edition of 35 with 10 APs
overall, 1999.61a-b_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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