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Joseph Cornell: Navigating the Imagination

November17 - February 19, 2007

 

Checklist for the exhibition

Note on artwork titles and dates: Cornell did not title or date most of his works. Many examples have been published with generic titles derived from the names of his series or with multiple versions of descriptive titles assigned by others. Titles for some works in the exhibition will vary from previously published versions because of direct observation and archival research. Titles given in italics appear on the works, inscribed, typed or collaged by the artist. A colon in italicized titles indicates the hierarchy of title and subtitle, based on the sequence in which the phrasing appears. In the absence of inscriptions, works are designated as "untitled," with descriptive titles noted in parentheses or brackets. Parentheses denote phrasing derived from relevant series, Cornell's papers, period gallery checklists and announcements prepared by the artist, or wording associated historically with specific examples. Brackets indicate descriptive titles devised by the curator. When dates do not appear on the works, circa dates have been assigned based on archival resources and comparative analysis. Unless a specific range of dates is indicated, a circa date incorporates a three-year fluctuation in either direction. Examples of Cornell's collages broadly associated with the 1930s have been assigned more specific circa dates for the first time.
 
 
Navigating a Career
 
Untitled (Schooner)
1931
Collage on paperboard
Image 4 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.;
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest Fund and partial gift from the daughter of June W. Schuster in honor of her mother, 2003
 
 
Untitled [Mary Taylor by Lee Miller]
about 1932, 1970
Collage on paperboard
Image 8 1/16 x 5 13/16 inches (20.5 x 14.8 cm); Board 10 x 7 5/8 inches (25.4 x 19.4 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Untitled (Mlle. Faretti)
1933
Box construction
11 x 8 x 2 inches (28 x 20.3 x 5.1 cm)
Private Collection, New York
Untitled [Object]
about 1933
Paperboard construction with blue glass
7/8 x 4 1/8 x 5 3/16 inches (2.2 x 10.5 x 13.2 cm)
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Gift of Leo Castelli, Richard L. Feigen, and James Corcoran
 
 
Untitled (Journal d'Agriculture Pratique et Journal de l'Agriculture)
about 1933 ­ mid-1940s
Antique book with collage, paper inserts, cutouts, ink, and pencil; folder of 17 collages with type and
ink on paper
Closed 1 3/4 x 10 5/8 x 7 3/8 inches (4.5 x 27 x 18.7 cm)
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, 2002
[Smithsonian American Art Museum and Peabody Essex Museum only]
 
 
Untitled [Children with Carnival Carts and Suitcases]
1934
Collage on paperboard
Image 6 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches (15.9 x 13.3 cm); Board 9 x 9 inches (22.9 x 22.9 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Untitled (Soap Bubble Set)
1936
Box construction
15 3/4 x 14 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches (40 x 36.2 x 13.9 cm)
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut, Purchased through the gift of Henry and Walter Keney
[Smithsonian American Art Museum and Peabody Essex Museum only]
 
 
A Keepsake for John Donne
about 1938
Box construction with blue glass
Closed 1 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 3 inches (3.8 x 14.6 x 7.6 cm)
Private Collection
 
 
Objet-livre.....to secret of the Camera Obscura......for E.A. Poe, American gothic
about 1938
Box construction with blue glass
Closed 3 3/8 x 9 x 6 1/16 inches (8.6 x 22.9 x 15.4 cm)
Private Collection
 
 
Post No Bills: Object (Défense d'Afficher)
1939
Box construction with painted glass
8 15/16 x 13 15/16 x 2 1/8 inches (22.7 x 35.4 x 5.4 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
Tiare Tirassée
about 1939
Box construction with painted glass
Closed 5 x 9 1/4 inches (dia.) (12.7 x 23.5 cm)
Private Collection
 
 
L'Egypte de Mlle Cléo de Mérode: cours élémentaire d'histoire naturelle
1940
Box construction
Closed 4 5/8 x 10 5/8 x 7 1/4 inches (11.7 x 27 x 18.4 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Portrait of Ondine
about 1940 ­ late 1960s
Paperboard slipcase with mounted and loose photomechanical reproductions, watercolors, typed and handwritten notes, book excerpts, and pamphlets
Closed 2 1/2 x 10 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches (6.4 x 27.3 x 32.4 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Little Mysteries of the Ballet: Hommage to the Romantic Ballet
1941
Box construction
Closed 1 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches (4.5 x 11.4 x 8.9 cm)
Collection Timothy Baum, New York
 
 
Princess Tulip on the Washington Merry Go Round
Layout for Town & Country, May 1941
Sheet 16 x 10 inches (40.6 x 25.4 cm)
Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benton
 
 
Loie Fuller
Cover design for Dance Index, vol. 1, no. 3, March 1942
Sheet 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches (23.5 x 18.4 cm)
Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benton
 
 
Medici Slot Machine: Object
1942
Box construction with painted glass
15 1/2 x 12 1/4 x 4 3/8 inches (39.4 x 31.1 x 11.1 cm)
Private Collection
 
 
 
 
 
What Is Your Element?
1942
Montages for Harper's Bazaar, August 1942
Sheets 13 x 18 1/4 inches (33 x 46.4 cm)
Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benton
 
 
Paolo and Francesca
1943­48
Box construction with blue glass
15 x 11 x 3 7/8 inches (38.1 x 25.4 x 9.8 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Le Quatuor dansé à Londres par Taglioni, Charlotte Grisi, Cerrito, et Fanny Elsler [sic]
Cover design and illustrations for Dance Index, vol. 3, no. 7/8, July/August 1944
Sheets 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches (23.5 x 18.4 cm)
Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benton
 
 
Clowns, Elephants and Ballerinas
1946
Cover design and contents for Dance Index, vol. 5, no. 6, June 1946
Sheet 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches (23.5 x 18.5 cm)
Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benton
 
 
Untitled [Double-layer Sand Box with Skull]
about 1946
Box construction
3 1/8 x 10 7/8 x 3 5/8 inches (7.9 x 27.6 x 9.2 cm)
Private Collection
[Smithsonian American Art Museum and Peabody Essex Museum only]
 
 
Cover design, House and Garden
November 1948
Sheet 12 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches (32.4 x 24.8 cm)
Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benton
 
 
Untitled (Pink Palace)
about 1948
Box construction
10 1/8 x 16 1/8 x 5 1/8 inches (25.7 x 41 x 13 cm)
Collection of Betsy and Andy Rosenfield
 
 
 
 
 
Untitled [Aviary with Drawers]
1949
Box construction
17 1/4 x 14 x 3 1/4 inches (43.8 x 35.6 x 8.3 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Untitled (Dovecote)
about 1950­52
Box construction
17 1/8 x 11 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches (43.5 x 29.2 x 11.4 cm)
Private Collection, Courtesy of Timothy Baum, New York
 
 
Untitled (Grand Hôtel de l'Observatoire)
1954
Box construction
18 5/16 x 12 15/16 x 3 7/8 inches (46.5 x 32.7 x 9.8 cm)
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Partial gift, C. and B. Foundation by exchange, 1980
 
 
Andromeda
1956
Collage with ink on Masonite
Image 12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm); Frame 14 3/4 x 11 5/8 inches (37.5 x 29.5 cm)
Private Collection

 

 
Trade Winds #2
about 1958
Box construction
11 x 16 7/8 x 4 1/16 inches (28 x 42.9 x 10.3 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Interplanetary Navigation
about 1962
Collage with ink on Masonite
Image 11 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches (28.9 x 21.6 cm); Frame 15 7/8 x 12 7/8 inches (40.5 x 32.8 cm)
Satoshi Yokota, Japan
 
 
Napoleon's Pipe #2
about 1962
Box construction with painted glass
5 1/8 x 11 1/8 x 3 inches (13 x 28.3 x 7.6 cm)
The Dicke Collection
 
 
 
 
Pascal's Triangle: For Robert
3/1965, 1/1966
Collage with ink on Masonite
Image 11 1/4 x 7 5/8 inches (28.6 x 19.4 cm); Frame 16 x 12 3/8 inches (40.6 x 31.4 cm)
The Menil Collection, Houston, Anonymous gift in honor of Mr. Walter Hopps
 
 
Homage to the Romantic Ballet: Pour Philoxène Boyer
about 1965
Collage with pencil and ink on Masonite
Image 9 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches (23.8x 18.7 cm); Frame 14 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches (36.2 x 31.1 cm)
Mayu Yokota, Japan
 
 
Untitled (Penny Arcade, Pascal's Triangle)
about 1965
Collage with pencil and tempera on Masonite
Image 11 3/8 x 8 3/8 inches (28.9 x 21.3 cm); Frame 16 5/8 x 13 11/16 inches (42.2 x 34.8 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
The Uncertainty Principle
about 1966
Collage with pencil on Masonite
Image 14 x 10 inches (35.6 x 30.5cm); Frame 17 x 13 x 2 inches (43.2 x 33 x 5.1 cm)
Collection of Betsy and Andy Rosenfield
 
 
For Trista
about 1969
Box construction
18 x 13 3/8 x 4 1/2 inches (45.7 x 34 x 11.4 cm)
The Art Institute of Chicago, The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Joseph Cornell Collection
 
 
Le Vierge, le Vivace et le Bel Aujourd' hui
June 29, 1970
Collage with pencil on Masonite
Image 14 x 12 1/16 inches (35.6 x 30.6 cm); Frame 18 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches (46.4 x 36.2 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
The Heart on the Sleeve
February 19, 1972
Collage with pencil on Masonite
Image 12 1/8 x 8 7/8 inches (30.8 x 20.6 cm); Frame 16 15/16 x 13 3/16 inches (43 x 33.5 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Elizabeth Benton
 
 
 
 
Cabinets of Curiosity
 
Object
1933
Paperboard construction
Closed 1/2 x 1 3/16 inches (dia.) (1.3 x 3 cm)
Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Brodie
 
 
Cabinet of Natural History: Object
1934, 1936­40
Box construction with photographs on paperboard
Closed 3 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 7 3/8 inches (8.3 x 24.8 x 18.7 cm)
Private Collection
 
 
Goop Joe's Poultry Pages
about 1933­34
Collages with newsprint, type, and colored pencil on paper
Dimensions various
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benton, 1985.13.1-26
 
 
Object: Earring Set for Marie Blachas Albino
1939
Paperboard construction
Closed 1/2 x 1 3/16 inches (dia.) (1.3 x 3 cm)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Brodie
 
 
Variétés de Minéralogie: Object
1939
Box construction
9 3/8 x 14 1/4 x 2 3/8 inches (23.8 x 36.2 x 6 cm)
Private Collection
[Smithsonian American Art Museum and Peabody Essex Museum only]
 
 
Object
1940
Paperboard construction
Closed 5/8 x 1 11/16 inches (dia.) (1.6 x 4.3 cm)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Brodie
 
 
Object
1940
Paperboard construction
Closed 5/8 x 1 11/16 inches (dia.) (1.6 x 4.3 cm)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Brodie
Object
1940
Paperboard construction
Closed 5/8 x 1 11/16 inches (dia.) (1.6 x 4.3 cm)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Brodie
 
 
Untitled (Rabbit Joins Battalion)
about 1940, 1942
from Untitled (The Crystal Cage: Portrait of Berenice)
Collage
17 15/16 x 12 5/8 inches (45.6 x 32.1 cm)
Richard L. Feigen, New York
 
 
Untitled (The Life of Ludwig II of Bavaria)
about 1941­52
Papered wood valise with photographs and photomechanical reproductions, newspaper clippings, documents, book, and four paperboard containers with glass, ceramics, and swan bones
Closed 3 5/8 x 11 x 14 1/2 inches (9.2 x 27.9 x 36.8 cm)
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of the Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, 1996
[Smithsonian American Art Museum only]
 
 
Object: 3 Roses-des Vents
1942, 1953
Box construction
Closed 2 5/8 x 21 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches (6.7 x 54 x 26.4 cm)
The Museum of Modern Art, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Murphy Fund
 
 
Americana Fantastica
1943
Cover design and layouts for View, January 1943
Open 10 5/16 x 14 1/2 inches (26.2 x 36.8 cm)
Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benton
 
 
Mémoires inédites de Madame la Marquise de la Rochejaquelein
1943
Box construction
Closed 2 x 4 1/2 inches (dia.) (5.1 x 11.4 cm)
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Gift of Leo Castelli, Richard Feigen, and James Corcoran
 
 
Untitled (Cork or Varia Box)
about 1943
Box construction
Closed 2 1/2 x 17 1/8 x 10 3/8 inches (6.4 x 43.5 x 26.4 cm)
The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection
 
Museum
about 1945­48
Box construction
Closed 2 1/4 x 8 5/8 x 7 inches (5.7 x 21.9 x 17.8 cm)
The Menil Collection, Houston, Bequest of Jermayne MacAgy
 
 
Untitled (Paul and Virginia)
about 1946­48
Box construction with blue glass
Closed 12 1/2 x 9 15/16 x 4 3/8 inches (31.8 x 25.2 x 11.1 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Untitled (Pharmacy)
1950
Box construction
15 7/8 x 11 7/8 x 4 3/8 inches (40.3 x 30.2 x 11.1 cm)
The Menil Collection, Houston, Gift of Alexander Iolas
[Smithsonian American Art Museum only]
 
 
Untitled (Dovecote)
about 1953
Box construction
14 7/8 x 10 7/8 x 2 3/8 inches (37.8 x 27.6 x 7.3 cm)
Private Collection, courtesy Allan Stone Gallery, New York
 
 
Dream Machines
 
Jouet Surréaliste
about 1932
Paperboard construction
Closed 7/8 x 4 1/8 x 3 7/8 inches (2.3 x 10.6 x 9.9 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benton
 
 
Untitled [Man with Portable Motion Picture Camera and Musical Score]
about 1932­38
Collage on paperboard
Image 5 5/8 x 3 9/16 inches (14.3 x 9 cm); Board 10 x 7 7/16 inches (25.4 x 18.9 cm)
Satoshi Yokota, Japan
 
 
Monsieur Claude
about 1933
Collage on paperboard, under blue glass
Image 4 13/16 x 5 5/8 inches (12.2 x 14.3 cm)
The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection
Dedication #4
about 1935
Photomontage with ink on paperboard
Image 2 3/8 x 2 1/8 inches (6 x 5.4 cm); Board 10 x 7 3/8 inches (25.4 x 18.7 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Untitled (Tilly Losch)
about 1935­38
Box construction
10 x 9 1/4 x 2 1/8 inches (25.4 x 23.5 x 5.4 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Object: Tower of Babel and Children of Israel
1938
Paperboard construction
Closed 1 3/8 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches (3.5 x 8.9 x 6.4 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Untitled [Doll in Mining Car]
about 1938
Collage with ink on paper
Sheet 11 x 9 inches (27.9 x 22.9 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum; Gift of the Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Untitled [Flying Machines]
about 1938
Collage with ink on paper
Sheet 10 3/4 x 9 inches (27.3 x 22.9 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Untitled (Black Hunter)
about 1939
Box construction with painted glass
12 x 8 1/16 x 2 3/4 inches (30.5 x 20.5 x 7 cm)
The Art Institute of Chicago, The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Joseph Cornell Collection
[Smithsonian American Art Museum and Peabody Essex Museum only]
 
 
Object: Les abeilles ont attaqué le bleu céleste pâle
1940
Box construction with blue glass and painted glass
9 1/8 x 14 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches (23.2 x 36.2 x 6.4 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
 
Bel Echo Gruyère
about 1940
Box construction with inoperative toy bellows
Closed 3 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches (dia.) (9.2 x 19.7 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Beehive
1940­48
Box construction
Closed 3 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches (dia.) (8.9 x 19.1 cm)
Richard L. Feigen, New York
 
 
Untitled (Bead Game)
about 1940
Box construction
13 5/8 x 7 1/4 x 6 1/16 inches (34.6 x 18.4 x 15.4 cm)
The Art Institute of Chicago, The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Joseph Cornell Collection
[Smithsonian American Art Museum and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art only]
 
 
Object: Soap Bubble Set
1941
Box construction with painted glass
12 3/4 x 9 x 3 inches (32.4 x 22.9 x 7.6 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Habitat Group for a Shooting Gallery
1943
Box construction
15 1/2 x 11 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches (39.4 x 28.3 x 10.8 cm)
Purchased with funds from the Coffin Fine Arts Trust: Nathan Emery Coffin Collection of the
Des Moines Art Center, 1975
[Smithsonian American Art Museum only]
 
 
Untitled [Fanny Ward]
1945
Box construction with painted glass
10 5/8 x 13 1/8 x 2 inches (27 x 33.3 x 5 cm)
The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection
 
 
Untitled (Penny Arcade Portrait of Lauren Bacall)
about 1945­46
Box construction with blue glass
20 1/2 x 16 x 3 1/2 inches (52.1 x 40.6 x 8.9 cm)
The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection
 
Penny Arcade Portrait of Lauren Bacall: Working Model Based Upon "To Have and Have Not,"
1945­70
Paperboard folder with photographs, photomechanical reproductions, magazine excerpts,
pamphlet, and notes
Closed 3/4 x 12 x 8 3/4 inches (1.9 x 30.5 x 22.2 cm)
The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection
 
 
Untitled (Medici Princess)
about 1948
Box construction with painted glass
17 5/8 x 11 1/8 x 4 3/8 inches (44.8 x 28.3 x 11.1 cm)
Private Collection, New York
[Smithsonian American Art Museum and Peabody Essex Museum only]
 
 
Untitled (Rattle and Music Box)
about 1955
Box construction with operative toy xylophone
3 1/2 x 10 1/8 x 7 1/4 inches (8.9 x 25.7 x 18.4 cm)
The Menil Collection, Houston, Bequest of Jermayne MacAgy
 
 
"Penny Arcade" series re Autumnal
October 14, 15, 1964
Collage with ink and pencil on Masonite
Image 12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
The Dicke Collection
 
 
La Croisée, The Casement Window: Vermeer's Secret
1969
Collage with pencil on paperboard
Board 9 x 7 inches (22.9 x 17.8 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Nature's Theater
 
Untitled [Great Horned Owl with Full Moon]
about 1942
Box construction
22 3/4 x 13 1/8 x 6 inches (57.8 x 33.3 x 15.2 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Untitled [Nesting Bird]
about 1942
Box construction
13 3/16 x 11 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches (33.5 x 29.2 x 8.3 cm)
Private Collection
GC 44
about 1944­70
Paper folder, paper bags, and envelopes with mounted and loose photomechanical reproductions, photographs, postcards, and notes
Closed 3 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 11 inches (8.9 x 24.1 x 27.9 cm)
Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benton
 
 
Renée Jeanmaire in "La Belle au Bois Dormant"
1949
Illuminated box construction with blue glass
14 1/2 x 11 7/8 x 6 3/4 inches (36.9 x 30.2 x 17.2 cm)
Private Collection
 
 
Untitled [Owl Habitat]
about 1950
Illuminated box construction with blue glass
14 1/2 x 10 7/8 x 4 inches (36.8 x 27.6 x 10.1 cm)
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Anonymous gift
 
 
Untitled (Doll Habitat)
about 1955, about 1962
Box construction with ink wash on glass
9 5/8 x 6 1/2 x 4 3/8 inches (24.4 x 16.5 x 11.1 cm)
The Cartin Collection
 
 
Untitled (Hotel de l'Etoile)
about 1958
Box construction with blue glass
17 1/2 x 12 x 4 1/2 inches (44.5 x 30.5 x 11.4 cm)
Private Collection
[Smithsonian American Art Museum and Peabody Essex Museum only]
 
 
Variant Version for the Mahler Mäedchen #2 (Symphony #3)
about 1958
Collage with pencil on Masonite
Board 9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
Private Collection
 
 
Untitled ("First Collage in a Long Time")
1959
Collage with pencil on Masonite
Image 11 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches (30.2 x 22.5 cm); Frame 14 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches (37.5 x 29.9 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Untitled [Reclining Nude in Snow]
about 1960
Collage on Masonite, under blue glass
Image 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches (29.2 x 21.6 cm); Frame 15 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches (38.7 x 32.4 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Untitled [Grand Canyon and Gilbert Stuart Portrait]
about 1962
Collage with pencil on Masonite
Image 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches (29.2 x 21.6 cm); Frame 12 3/8 x 17 1/2 inches (31.4 x 44.5 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Quiet Autumnal-for Jeanne Eagels
about 1963
Collage with ink on Masonite
Image 12 x 9 1/4 inches (30.5 x 23.5 cm); Frame 15 5/16 x 12 1/4 inches (38.9 x 31.1 cm)
Peabody Essex Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Mathematics in Nature
about 1964
Collage with gesso on Masonite
Image 9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
Margaret H. Demant
 
 
Where Does the Sun Go at Night?
about 1964
Collage with ink on Masonite
Image 11 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches (28.6 x 21 cm); Frame 16 1/16 x 13 1/16 inches (40.8 x 33.2 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Webern's Room: Mathematics and Music
1964­67
Collage with pencil on Masonite
Image 12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm); Frame 15 x 12 inches (38.1 x 30.5 cm)
Private Collection
 
 
Untitled (Andromeda)
about 1965
Collage with ink on Masonite
Image 12 x 8 15/16 inches (30.5 x 22.7 cm)
Peabody Essex Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
 
 
Sorrows of Young Werther
about 1966
Collage with gouache and ink on Masonite
Image 8 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches (21 x 28.6 cm); Frame 13 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches (34.3 x 41.9 x 3.8 cm)
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.,
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972
[Smithsonian American Art Museum and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art only]
 
 
Geographies of the Heavens
 
Tycho's Star
about 1932­38
Collage on paperboard
Image 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (19.7 x 14 cm); Board 10 x 7 3/8 inches (25.4 x 18.7cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Untitled [Landscape with Solar Eclipse]
about 1932­38
Collage on paperboard
Image 7 7/16 x 5 7/16 inches (18.9 x 13.8 cm); Board 9 15/16 x 7 7/16 inches (25.2 x 18.9 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Panorama
1934
Collage with ink on pleated and seamed paper
Open 5 1/16 x 59 5/8 inches (12.9 x 151.4 cm); Closed 5 1/16 x 3 5/16 inches (12.9 x 8.4 cm)
Private Collection, Japan
 
 
L'Andromède du livre d'Alphonse X (XIIIe siècle)
about 1934
Collage with gouache on paperboard
Image 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches (14 x 10.8 cm); Board 9 5/16 x 7 1/16 inches (23.7 x 17.9 cm)
Shunkichi Baba, Japan
 
 
Le Bouvier de l'atlas de Bayer (1603)
about 1934
Collage with watercolor on paper
Image 4 9/16 x 4 15/16 inches (11.6 x 12.5 cm); Sheet 9 x 7 inches (22.8 x 17.8 cm)
Estate of Joseph Cornell, courtesy L & M Arts, New York
 
 
Le Grand Chien (Atlas de Bayer, 1603)
about 1934
Collage with watercolor on paper
Image 5 5/8 x 5 1/16 inches (14.3 x 12.9 cm); Sheet 9 3/8 x 7 1/16 inches (23.8 x 17.9 cm)
The Cartin Collection
Untitled [Sagittarius, Scorpio, and Lupus Constellations]
about 1934
Collage with watercolor on paper
Image 5 1/2 x 7 5/16 inches (14 x 18.6 cm); Sheet 6 1/2 x 8 7/16 inches (16.5 x 21.4 cm)
Collection of Steven and Sara Newman, Chicago, Courtesy L & M Arts, New York
 
 
La Vierge de l'Astronomie/du roi Alphonse X (XIIe siècle)
about 1934
Collage with watercolor on paper
Image 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 inches (7.9 x 7.9 cm); Sheet 9 1/16 x 7 inches (23 x 17.8 cm)
Private Collection, Japan
 
 
Untitled (Celestial Theater)
about 1940­65
Paperboard case with mounted and loose photomechanical reproductions, publications,
clippings, and notes
Closed 2 x 16 x 13 1/8 inches (5.1 x 40.6 x 33.3 cm)
Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benton
 
 
Soap Bubble Set: Object
1947, 1952
Box construction
9 1/16 x 13 1/16 x 3 1/16 inches (23 x 33.2 x 7.8 cm)
Gatodo Gallery, Tokyo
 
 
Soap Bubble Set
1947­48
Box construction
12 3/4 x 18 3/8 x 3 inches (32.4 x 46.7 x 7.6 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Soap Bubble Set
1949­50
Box construction
14 3/4 x 19 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches (37.5 x 50.2 x 10.8 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by the American Art Forum
 
 
Observatory: Corona Borealis Casement
1950
Box construction
18 1/8 x 11 13/16 x 5 1/2 inches (46 x 30 x 14 cm)
Private Collection, Chicago
 
 
 
Untitled (Solar Set)
about 1956­58
Box construction
11 1/2 x 16 1/4 x 3 5/8 inches (29.2 x 41.3 x 9.2 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Untitled (Constellations Zodiacales)
about 1958
Box construction with ink wash on glass
10 15/16 x 17 7/16 x 3 13/16 inches (27.8 x 44.3 x 9.7 cm)
Florence M. Morris
 
 
Untitled (Space Object Box "Little Bear etc. motif")
about 1958
Box construction with ink wash on glass
11 x 17 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches (28 x 44.5 x 13.3 cm)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
 
 
Lee Waves in the Atmosphere
1962
Collage on Masonite with umber glass and painted glass
Image 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches (29.2 x 21.6 cm); Frame 15 x 12 inches (38.1 x 30.5 cm)
Private Collection, Cambridge, Massachusetts
 
 
How the Big Dipper Changes: 50,000 Years Ago
about 1962
Collage with ink on Masonite
Image 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches (29.2 x 21.6 cm); Frame 16 5/8 x 13 3/4 inches (42.2 x 34.9 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Untitled (50,000 Years From Today)
about 1962
Collage with ink on Masonite
Image 11 1/2 x 8 5/8 inches (29.2 x 21.9 cm)
Shuichi Endo, Japan
 
 
Cassiopeia #3
about 1963
Box construction with painted glass
9 3/4 x 14 7/8 x 3 3/4 inches (24.8 x 37.8 x 9.5 cm)
Private Collection, New York
[Smithsonian American Art Museum only]
 
 
 
Penny Arcade: Lanner Waltzes
1964­66
Collage with ink on Masonite
Image 11 1/2 x 8 5/8 inches (29.2 x 21.9 cm)
Shuichi Endo, Japan
 
 
Untitled (Ship with Nude)
about 1965
Collage with ink on Masonite
Image 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches (29.2 x 21.6 cm); Frame 15 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches (38.7 x 31.1 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Bouquets of Homage
 
Filet à Papillons: from Lettres d'un Alphabet/Raymond Radiguet
1933
Collage with ink, tempera, and watercolor on paperboard
Board 9 15/16 x 7 7/16 inches (25.2 x 18.9 cm)
The Menil Collection, Houston, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Mouchoir: from Lettres d'un Alphabet/Raymond Radiguet
1933
Collage with ink on paperboard
Board 10 x 7 1/16 inches (25.4 x 17.9 cm)
The Menil Collection, Houston, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Tirelire: from Lettres d'un Alphabet/Raymond Radiguet
1933
Collage with watercolor and ink on paperboard
Board 9 15/16 x 7 7/16 inches (25.2 x 18.9 cm)
Mayu Yokota, Japan
 
 
From Septentrion, Dieu de l'amour: Raymond Radiguet
about 1933
Collage with gouache and ink on paperboard
Board 9 15/16 x 7 7/16 inches (25.2 x 18.9 cm)
The Menil Collection, Houston, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Untitled (Story Without a Name-for Max Ernst)
about 1934­35
Group of 16 collages on paperboard
All boards 10 x 7 1/2 inches (25.4 x 19.1 cm); Individual images, various
Private Collection
 
 
Taglioni's Jewel Casket
1940
Box construction with blue glass
Closed 4 3/4 x 11 7/8 x 8 1/4 inches (12.1 x 30.2 x 21 cm)
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Gift of James Thrall Soby
 
 
Enchanted Wanderer: Excerpt from a Journey Album for Hedy Lamarr
1941
Photomontage with text, View, December 1941-January 1942
Sheet 15 x 10 1/2 inches (38.1 x 26.7 cm)
Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benton
 
 
Story Without a Name-for Max Ernst
1942
Photomontage reproduction, View, April 1942
Sheet 10 3/8 x 7 5/16 inches (26.4 x 18.6 cm)
Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benton
 
 
Untitled (Story Without a Name-for Max Ernst)
about 1942
Photomontage on paperboard
Board 13 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches (34.3 x 23.5 cm)
Private Collection
 
 
Untitled [Tamara Toumanova]
about 1942
Collage with gouache on paperboard
Board 14 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches (36.8 x 23.5 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Untitled [Tamara Toumanova]
about 1942
Collage with gouache on paperboard
Board 21 x 13 1/2 inches (53.3 x 34.3 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
 
 
Duchamp
about 1942­53
Paperboard box with notes and correspondence, photostats, magazine and newspaper clippings, printed reproductions, drawings, objects, and readymades by Cornell and Marcel Duchamp, and exhibition announcements
Closed 3 3/8 x 14 1/4 x 12 5/8 inches (8.6 x 36.2 x 32.1 cm)
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of the Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Lobster Ballet: For Jacques Offenbach
1943
Box construction
10 1/2 x 18 x 6 inches (26.7 x 45.7 x 15.2 cm)
Carol and Douglas Cohen
 
 
A Swan Lake for Tamara Toumanova: Homage to the Romantic Ballet
1946
Box construction with blue glass and painted glass
9 1/2 x 13 x 4 inches (24.1 x 33 x 10.2 cm)
The Menil Collection, Houston, Gift of Alexander Iolas
[Smithsonian American Art Museum only]
 
 
Untitled [Marie Taglioni Letter Case]
about 1946­52
Box construction with blue glass
Closed 1 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches (4.5 x 19.1 x 29.2 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benton
 
 
For Emily Dickinson
1953
Collage with ink on Masonite
Image 12 x 9 1/16 inches (30.5 x 23 cm)
Peabody Essex Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
"Variétés Apollinaris" (for Guillaume Apollinaire)
1953
Box construction
20 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches (52.1 x 29.2 x 11.4 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Untitled [Scrapbook of collages for Tamara Toumanova]
about 1953
Paperboard scrapbook of 9 collages with photographs, decals, cloth, feathers, and rhinestones on paper
Sheet 10 3/4 x 9 inches (27.3 x 22.9 cm); Scrapbook 1 3/8 x 11 x 9 1/8 inches (3.5 x 27.9 x 23.2 cm)
The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection
 
A Parrot for Juan Gris
Winter 1953­54; "rejuvenated" June 24, 1957
Box construction
17 3/4 x 12 3/16 x 4 5/8 inches (45.1 x 31 x 11.7 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
An Image for Two Emil(y)ies
about 1954
Box construction
13 11/16 x 10 1/2 x 2 11/16 inches (34.8 x 26.7 x 6.8 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Untitled (Homage to Blériot)
about 1956
Box construction
18 1/2 x 11 5/16 x 4 13/16 inches (47 x 28.7 x 12.2 cm)
The Art Institute of Chicago, The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Joseph Cornell Collection
[Smithsonian American Art Museum and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art only]
 
 
Crystal Cages
 
Monsieur Phot, no. 5
1933
Paper folio with typed film scenario illustrated with stereopticon photographs
Closed 1/4 x 11 3/8 x 8 7/8 inches (.6 x 28.9 x 22.5 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
 
 
Untitled (The Crystal Cage: Portrait of Berenice)
about 1934­67
Papered wood valise with photographs, printed and photomechanical reproductions, excerpts from newspapers, books, and magazines, and notes
Closed Valise 4 3/8 x 15 5/8 x 19 7/8 inches (11.1 x 39.7 x 50.5 cm)
Richard L. Feigen, New York
 
 
A Dressing Room for Gille
1939
Box construction with painted glass
15 x 8 5/8 x 5 11/16 inches (38.1 x 21.9 x 14.4 cm)
Richard L. Feigen, New York
[Smithsonian American Art Museum only]
 
 
 
 
 
Palace
1943
Box construction
10 1/2 x 19 7/8 x 5 1/8 inches (26.7 x 50.5 x 13 cm)
The Menil Collection, Houston
 
 
Untitled (Multiple Cubes)
1946­48
Box construction
14 x 10 3/8 x 2 5/16 inches (35.6 x 26.4 x 5.9 cm)
Private Collection, Chicago
 
 
Untitled (Abandoned Perch)
1949
Box construction
16 1/2 x 13 x 4 inches (41.9 x 33 x 10.2 cm)
Private Collection, Japan
 
 
Chocolat Menier
about 1949
Box construction
17 1/4 x 12 x 4 3/4 inches (43.8 x 30.5 x 12.1 cm)
Grey Art Gallery, New York Univerity Art Collection, Anonymous Gift 1966
 
 
Untitled (Weather Prophet)
1949­51
Box construction
12 1/8 x 9 x 4 1/2 inches (30.8 x 22.9 x 11.4 cm)
Private Collection
 
 
Napoleanic Cockatoo
1950
Box construction
17 x 15 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches (43.2 x 39.4 x 14.6 cm)
Anthony Bultman
 
 
Untitled (Uccello)
about 1950­52
Box construction
19 1/4 x 12 x 4 1/4 inches (48.9 x 30.5 x 10.8 cm)
Private Collection
[Smithsonian American Art Museum and Peabody Essex Museum only]
 
 
 
Untitled (Window Façade)
about 1951
Box construction with painted glass
19 1/4 x 13 x 4 1/2 inches (48.9 x 33 x 11.4 cm)
Private Collection
[Smithsonian American Art Museum and Peabody Essex Museum only]
 
 
"Toward the Blue Peninsula": for Emily Dickinson
about 1953
Box construction
14 1/2 x 10 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches (36.8 x 26 x 14 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Untitled ["Caravaggio" Boy Dovecote]
about 1953
Box construction
15 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches (38.7 x 26 x 6.4 cm)
Private Collection, New York
 
 
Untitled (Dovecote)
about 1953
Box construction
16 3/4 x 11 1/2 x 2 3/8 inches (42.6 x 29.2 x 6 cm)
Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Brodie
 
 
Chambers of Time
 
Untitled (Snow Maiden)
about 1933
Box construction with painted glass
13 1/4 x 13 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches (33.7 x 33.7 x 6.4 cm)
The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection
 
 
Naples
about 1942
Box construction with painted glass
11 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches (28.6 x 17.2 x 12.1 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Medici Prince: Object
1943
Box construction with amber glass and painted glass
14 x 11 x 4 inches (35.6 x 27.9 x 10.2 cm)
The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection
 
Untitled (Cockatoo with Watch Faces)
about 1949
Box construction with inoperative music box
16 1/4 x 17 x 4 7/16 inches (41.3 x 43.2 x 11.3 cm)
The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection
 
 
La Salamandre Fin de siècle
about 1949­52
Paperboard folio with photomechanical reproductions and ink
Closed 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches (29.2 x 21.6 cm)
Joseph Cornell Study Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Benton
 
 
Central Park Carrousel-1950, In Memoriam
about 1950
Box construction
20 1/4 x 14 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches (51.4 x 36.8 x 17.2 cm)
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Katherine Cornell Fund
 
 
Untitled (Medici Princess)
1952
Box construction with blue glass and painted glass
14 x 11 x 3 7/8 inches (35.6 x 27.9 x 9.8 cm)
The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection
 
 
Untitled [Blue Sand Box with Starfish]
about 1952
Box construction with paint and ink wash on glass
1 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches (3.2 x 24.1 x 39.4 cm)
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Untitled [Blue Sand Fountain]
about 1953
Box construction
12 x 8 1/4 x 4 inches (30.5 x 21 x 10.1 cm)
Private Collection
 
 
Ann-In Memory: Thomas De Quincey, Schumann "Etudes" Symph.
October 8, 1954
Box construction
12 3/4 x 10 5/16 x 3 1/4 inches (32.4 x 26.2 x 8.3 cm)
The Art Institute of Chicago, The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Joseph Cornell Collection
[Smithsonian American Art Museum and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art only]
 
 
 
The Caliph of Bagdad
about 1954
Box construction
20 7/16 x 13 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches (51.9 x 34.3 x 11.4 cm)
Carol and Douglas Cohen
 
 
Untitled [Yellow Sand Fountain]
about 1955
Box construction with paint and ink wash on glass
13 x 8 x 4 inches (33 x 20.3 x 10.2 cm)
Private Collection, courtesy Allan Stone Gallery, New York
 
 
To Remembering the "Fountain of Youth" Flushing, Summer 1959
October 15, 1959
Collage on Masonite
Image 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches (29.2 x 21.6 cm); Frame 14 1/2 x 11 9/16 inches (36.8 x 29.4 cm)
Private Collection
 
 
For Paul Dukas "Symphony in C"
about 1959
Box construction with painted glass
2 3/8 x 13 15/16 x 9 5/16 inches (6 x 35.4 x 23.7 cm)
Betsy and Andy Rosenfield
 
 
Home, Poor Heart, You Cannot Rediscover If the Dream Alone Does Not Suffice, Hölderlin
about 1963
Collage on Masonite
Image 11 3/8 x 8 3/8 inches (28.9 x 21.3 cm); Frame 16 1/4 x 13 1/4 inches (41.3 x 33.7 cm)
Private Collection
[Smithsonian American Art Museum and Peabody Essex Museum only]
 
 
Battle of the Constellations [for Susan Sontag]
1965
Collage with pencil on Masonite
Image 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches (29.2 x 21.6 cm)
Collection of Caroline Huber and Walter Hopps
 
 
Mica Magritte II: Time Transfixed
about 1965
Collage
Image 12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm); Frame dims to be provided
The Robert Lehrman Art Trust, Courtesy of Aimee and Robert Lehrman, Washington, D.C.
 
 
 
Time Transfixed
July 16, 24, 1966
16mm collage with gouache on Masonite
Image 11 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches (28.6 x 21 cm); Frame 16 1/4 x 13 1/4 inches (41.3 x 33.7 cm)
Private Collection
[Smithsonian American Art Museum and Peabody Essex Museum only]
 
 
Movie Palace
 
Rose Hobart, about 1936
16mm collage film, black-and-white with blue or purple filter, sound on record or tape; 19 1/2 minutes
© The Museum of Modern Art
 
 
Untitled (Bookstalls), late 1930s; restored 1978
16mm collage film, tinted black-and-white, silent; 11 minutes
© The Museum of Modern Art
 
 
The Aviary, 1954
16mm film directed and edited by Cornell; photography by Rudy Burckhardt; black-and-white, silent
11 minutes
© The Museum of Modern Art
 
 
GniR RednoW, 1955
16mm film commissioned and edited by Cornell; photography by Stan Brakhage; color, silent; backward projection of Brakhage's Wonder Ring; 4 1/2 minutes
© Estate of Stan Brakhage for Wonder Ring
 
 
Angel, 1957
16mm film directed and edited by Cornell; photography by Rudy Burckhardt; color, silent; 3 minutes
© The Museum of Modern Art
 
 
Nymphlight, 1957
16mm film directed and edited by Cornell; photography by Rudy Burckhardt; color, silent; 7 1/2 minutes
© The Museum of Modern Art
 
 
A Legend for Fountains, 1957, completed 1965, with Larry Jordan
16mm film directed and edited by Cornell; photography by Rudy Burckhardt, black-and-white, silent
16 1/2 minutes
© The Museum of Modern Art

 

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