© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2012.190
People
Corita Kent (Sister Mary Corita), American (Fort Dodge, Iowa 1918 - 1986 Boston, Massachusetts)
Title
mary does laugh
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
76.2 x 101.6 cm (30 x 40 in.)
frame: 86.4 x 114.3 x 4.1 cm (34 x 45 x 1 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Printed quote reads: Mar[ket] / Bas[ket] / TOMATO / Mary does laugh; and she sings and runs and wears bright orange / today she'd probably do her shopping at the Market Basket. Marcia Petty
Provenance
[Susan Lawrence Fine Art, Kansas City, MO], sold; to the Harvard Art Museums, 2012.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
Edition of 50
Standard Reference Number
Corita Art Center Cat. #64-11
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
2012.190
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Susan Dackerman, ed., Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2015), pp. 152-155, cat, 36, 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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