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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2012.184
People
Corita Kent (Sister Mary Corita), American (Fort Dodge, Iowa 1918 - 1986 Boston, Massachusetts)
Title
peache bread
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1964
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, California, Los Angeles
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Screen print
Dimensions
61 x 90.4 cm (24 x 35 9/16 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. in blue ink (ball point): SMC
  • inscription: Printed quote reads: BREAD PEACHE / Mama, sell me to Dona Julita because she has delicious food. Carolina Maria de Jesus At noon when the sun burns most hotly the entire town begins to be redolent of pine and warm bread. The whole town opens its mouth. It is like one great mouth which is eating one great loaf of bread. Bread intrudes into everything. Jimenez / For us Christ became bread the only real thing is hunger fish wheat figs vineyards flour leaven living water bread wine corn wine in sacks marriage feasts and banquets / Unfortunately many Americans live on the outskirts of hope— some because of their poverty, and some because of their color, and all too many because of both. Our task is to help replace their despair with opportunity. L.B.Johnson
  • inscription: l.l., in ball point pen: peache bread
Provenance
Corita Art Center, Immaculate Heart Community, sold; to the Harvard Art Museums, 2012.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Corita Art Center Cat. #64-16
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
2012
Object Number
2012.184
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description

Publication History

Susan Dackerman, ed., Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2015), pp. 178-179, cat. 46, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

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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