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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2004.38
People
Alfonso Ossorio, American (Manila, The Philippines 1916 - 1990 East Hampton, NY)
Title
The Crippled Child
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1950
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/55203
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor, black ink, and wax on blue wove paper, faded to white
Technique
Wax resist
Dimensions
53.6 x 41.8 cm (21 1/8 x 16 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black ink, l.r.: AO [monogram]
  • label: back of frame [thrice], paper and black ink, inscribed: 1314 / C [in Frederic Ossorio's hand]
  • inscription: back of frame, graphite and ink, inscribed: E4766 Ossorio Top linen or velvet
  • inscription: back of mounting, graphite, inscribed: TOP [directional arrow]
  • watermark: lower right: C. WILMOT
Provenance
Alfonso Ossorio, East Hampton, New York, sold; to Frederic Ossorio, Boulder, Colorado, 1983, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2004.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Frederic and Siena Ossorio
Copyright
© Ossorio Foundation
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
2004.38
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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