Artist Robert Frank, American, 1924 - 2019
Title
  • Bar - Detroit
Date 1955, printed 1970s
Medium gelatin silver print
Dimensions Image: 9 1/8 × 13 3/4 inches (23.2 × 34.9 cm)
Sheet: 11 × 14 inches (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Ernest and Rosemarie Kanzler Foundation Fund, Forum for Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Purchase Fund, and General Art Purchase Fund
Accession Number 2009.13
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in black pen and ink, lower right: Robert Frank
Marks Backprinting: Agfa [double underscored, dated to the 1970s, paulmessier.com]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, verso, upper left: 3701-I
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, upper right: 3701-I | R.F.A.037.3
until 2008, Robert Frank (New York, New York, USA);
2009-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Frank, Robert. Les Americains. Paris, 1958, p. 19 (ill.).

Frank, Robert. The Americans. New York, 1978, p. 21 (ill.).

Frank, Robert, The Americans. Gottingen, Germany, 2008 (plate 5).

Greenough, Sarah and Stuart Alexander. Looking In: Robert Frank's The Americans. Washington D.C. 2009, p.215 (ill.).