Artist Robert Frank, American, 1924 - 2019
Title
  • Assembly Plant, Ford, Detroit
Date 1955, printed ca. 1960s
Medium gelatin silver print
Dimensions Image: 12 7/8 × 8 1/2 inches (32.7 × 21.6 cm)
Sheet: 14 × 11 inches (35.6 × 27.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Coville Photographic Fund
Accession Number 1999.11
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed in black pen and ink, lower right: Robert Frank
Inscriptions Inscribed, dated in black pen and ink, lower left: 1955 FORD PLANT
In pencil, verso, upper right corner: R.F. 239.1; LOMH 64 | 400 - 75 - II
Lower right corner: 410
1997, Robert Frank (New York, New York, USA).
1997-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Robert Frank: Flower Is.... Tokyo, 1987, pl. 53.

Robert Frank: The Lines of My Land. New York, 1989, pl. 64.

Barr, Nancy. "Truth, Memory, and the American Working-Class City: Robert Frank in Detroit and at the Rouge."Bulletin of the DIA, vol. 76, no. 1/2 (2002): p. 62 (ill.).

Robert Frank Storylines. London, 2004, p. 99 (ill.).

"Sonderdruck Robert Frank." Neue Zurcher Zeitung (September 2005): 2 (ill.).

Barr, Nancy. Detroit Experiences: Robert Frank Photographs. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 2010, p. inside cover (ill.).

Auto Photo: Cars & Photography, 1900 to Now. Exh. cat., Fondation Cartier. Paris, 2017, p. 259 (ill.).