Artist Robert Frank, American, 1924 - 2019
Title
  • Detroit River Rouge Plant
Date 1955, printed ca. 1970s
Medium gelatin silver print
Dimensions Image: 9 1/8 × 13 7/8 inches (23.2 × 35.2 cm)
Sheet: 11 × 14 inches (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Coville Photographic Fund
Accession Number 1999.8
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed in black ink, lower left: Robert Frank. [smudged]
Marks Backprinting: Agfa [double underscored, dated to the 1970s, paulmessier.com]
Inscriptions Inscribed, dated, titled in black ink, lower right: DETROIT RIVER ROUGE PLANT 1955 [smudged]
In pencil, verso, upper left corner: RF - 14313.
Verso, upper right corner: FF.543.1; 400 60 - II M
1997, Robert Frank (New York, New York, USA).
1997-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Robert Frank: Flower Is.... Tokyo, 1987, pl. 45.

Barr, Nancy. "Truth, Memory, and the American Working-Class City: Robert Frank in Detroit and at the Rouge." Bulletin of the DIA 76, no. 1/2 (2002): p. 67 (ill.).