Artist Robert Frank, American, 1924 - 2019
Title
  • River Rouge Plant, Detroit
Date 1955, printed ca. 1960s
Medium gelatin silver print
Dimensions Image: 8 1/4 × 12 1/2 inches (21 × 31.8 cm)
Sheet: 10 7/8 × 13 7/8 inches (27.6 × 35.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Founders Junior Council
Accession Number 1997.46
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed in black pen and ink, lower right: Robert Frank.
Inscriptions Inscribed in black pen and ink, lower left: River Rouge Parking 1955
In pencil, verso, upper left corner: 400-80-II
Upper right edge: RF. 603 400-80-II | Ford - Detroit
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. 47.

Greenough, Sarah. Robert Frank. Washington, 1994, p. 189 (ill.).

Barr, Nancy. "Truth, Memory, and the American Working-Class City: Robert Frank in Detroit and at the Rouge." Bulletin of the DIA 76, no. 1/2 (2002): p. 68 (ill.).

Barr, Nancy. "Motor City News, Robert Frank in Detroit and at the Rouge." BIG, no. 48 (September 2003).

Robert Frank Storylines. London, 2004, p. 93 (ill.).