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Backdrops Circa 1940's

Contemporary Art

PUBLISHER McCready/Noblet
MEDIUM Screenprint on felt panels
DATES 1998
DIMENSIONS sheet (each half of diptych): 26 1/8 x 16 3/4 in. (66.4 x 42.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS 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"
SIGNATURE Right panel signed and dated verso lower right in graphite: "Lorna Simpson 98"
INSCRIPTIONS 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"
COLLECTIONS Contemporary Art
CREDIT LINE Gift of Karen McCready and Jean-Yves Noblet in honor of Roy Eddey
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION 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)
STATE Artist's proof 8
EDITION AP 8 from an Edition of 35 with 10 APs
IMAGE overall, 1999.61a-b_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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