Circus Acrobat on Black Ball, 1936

  • Ilse Bing, American, 1899 - 1998

Gelatin silver print

  • Framed: Image (and sheet): 8 7/8 × 11 1/4 inches (22.5 × 28.6 cm) Mount: 14 × 16 3/4 inches (35.6 × 42.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Albert and Peggy de Salle Charitable Trust

F1989.25

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Modernist
  • Gelatin silver process
  • Performing artist
  • Circus (performance)
  • Gelatin silver print
  • New york

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed on sheet, in pen and white ink, lower right corner: ILSE BING

Dated, lower right corner: 1936

Provenance

1989-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Ilse Bing, Circus Acrobat on Black Ball, 1936, gelatin silver print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Albert and Peggy de Salle Charitable Trust, F1989.25.