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Soap Bubbles

Object Details

Title:

Soap Bubbles

Artist/Maker:

Berenice Abbott (American, 1898 - 1991)

Culture:

American

Place:

New York, New York, United States (Place Created)

Date:

negative about 1945; print 1982

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2016.170.7

Dimensions:

49.1 × 38.5 cm (19 5/16 × 15 3/16 in.)

Copyright:

© Estate of Berenice Abbott

Credit Line:

Gift of Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser

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Object Description

Close-up view of soap bubbles.

Provenance
Provenance
- 2016

Daniel Greenberg (Los Angeles, California) and Susan Steinhauser (Los Angeles, California), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2016.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Abbott, Berenice. Berenice Abbott (East Rutherford, New Jersey: Commerce Graphics, 1988), unpaginated. Published title: Soap Bubbles, New York.

Abbott, Berenice. Berenice Abbott, foreword by Ron Kurtz. 2 vols. (Göttingen, Germany: Steidl, 2008), vol. 1, p. 211. Published title: Soap Bubbles, New York.

Abbott, Berenice. Berenice Abbott, introduction by Hank O'Neal (London and New York: Thames & Hudson, 2010), pl. 60. Published title: Soap Bubbles, New York.

Weissman, Terri. The Realisms of Berenice Abbott: Documentary Photography and Political Action (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2011), p. 183, fig. 70. Published title: Soap Bubbles.

Morel, Gaëlle. Berenice Abbott, exh. cat. (Paris: Jeu de Paume, with Éditions Hazan, 2012), p. 145, pl. 2. Published title: Soap bubbles, New York.

Abbott, Berenice. Documenting Science. Ron Kurtz, ed. (Göttingen, Germany: Steidl, 2012), p. 133. Published title: Soap Bubbles.