The J. Paul Getty Museum

Ball Dress

Object Details

Title:

Ball Dress

Artist/Maker:

Robert Frank (American, born Switzerland, 1924 - 2019)

Culture:

American

Date:

1952

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

84.XP.753.2

Dimensions:

34.1 × 22.2 cm (13 3/8 × 8 3/4 in.)

Copyright:

© Estate of Robert Frank

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Object Description

Woman in tight-fitting ball gown and fur stole

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum (March 15, 2016 to May 7, 2017)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), March 15 to July 31, 2016
  • Wadsworth Atheneum (Hartford), September 10 to December 11, 2016
  • Portland Museum of Art (Portland), February 13 to May 7, 2017
Bibliography
Bibliography

Martineau, Paul. The Thrill of the Chase: the Wagstaff collection of photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum. (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2016), p. 184, pl. 123.