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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.143
People
Corita Kent (Sister Mary Corita), American (Fort Dodge, Iowa 1918 - 1986 Boston, Massachusetts)
Title
for eleanor
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1964
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Screen print
Dimensions
75.18 x 99.06 cm (29 5/8 x 39 in.)
frame: 84.1 x 104.5 x 3.2 cm (33 1/8 x 41 1/8 x 1 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r.: Sister Mary Corita IHM
  • (not assigned): Printed text reads: THE BIG G STANDS FOR GOODN[ESS] / 4 Eleanor
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Corita Art Center Cat. #64-06
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Margaret Fisher Fund
Copyright
© Courtesy of the Corita Art Center, Immaculate Heart Community, Los Angeles
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.143
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Julie Ault, Come Alive! The Spirited Art of Sister Corita, Four Corners Books (London, 2006), p 59, 22

Harry Metcalf, "Corita Kent: A Technical Study of a Group of Screen Prints" (Thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 2013), Unpublished, pp. 1-60 passim

Susan Dackerman, ed., Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2015), pp. 146-147, cat. 33, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

Re-View: S426A (Large Niche) HAA175w Pop Art, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 01/15/2010 - 03/14/2010

Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/03/2015 - 01/03/2016; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, 02/13/2016 - 04/13/2016

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