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Underwater Chirsmas tree, 1971, from the Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972

Underwater Chirsmas tree, 1971

Shaw, Didi

Item Information

Title: Underwater Chirsmas tree

Date: 1971

Physical Details: 1 collage : various media ; 29 x 23 cm.

Description: Collage of a coral reef embellished with a monkey, the Mad Hatter, a bird, and other magazine clippings.

Written on verso: Didi Shaw.

Result of a school assignment after a class trip to see an exhibit of Joseph Cornell's collages at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Title derived from source, including inaccuracy.

Creator: Shaw, Didi

Forms part of: Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Underwater Chirsmas tree, 1971. Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 8250