Artist Robert Frank, American, 1924 - 2019
  • Untitled
  • Detroit Factory Worker with Goggles (descriptive title)
Date 1955, printed ca. 1970s
Medium gelatin silver print
Dimensions Image: 10 3/4 × 15 7/8 inches (27.3 × 40.3 cm)
Sheet: 12 × 16 inches (30.5 × 40.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Founders Junior Council
Accession Number 1997.45
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,]
Inscriptions Inscribed in black pen and ink, lower left: Ford ASSEMBLY Line 1955
In pencil, verso, upper right corner: R.F. 306.1; 40011-II
1997, Robert Frank (New York, New York, USA).
1997-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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. 68 (ill.).

Robert Frank: Flower Is.... Tokyo, 1987, pl. 54.

Robert Frank Storylines. London, 2004, p. 94 (upper ill.).