Dear Alice; Fichter, Robert; 1970; 1971:0450:0001
Dear AliceAbout this object
This image appears to possibly be photographs taken of images on a television. On the back of the photograph is a letter written to Alice Wells from Robert Fichter.
Robert Fichter is an American photographer known for combining drawing and photoengraving processes into his work. He has titled this technique Print-Photo-Fusion. Fichter studied under Jerry Uelsmann and Henry Holmes Smith, who both had a significant impact on his work. In 1966, Fichter met Nathan Lyons and ended up working for him at George Eastman House as an assistant curator until 1968. Lyons started Visual Studies Workshop in 1969, and Fichter has since maintained an association with VSW. Fichter has also been a professor at a number of schools throughout his career.
1970Medium and Materials
Gelatin silver print (Chlorobromide)Inscription and Marks
verso: [pencil] Dear Alice: That was some "thing" that you sent. Just everyone loves it, and I use it all the time. Here are some things for you. Not as nice, but..." Love Robert Fichter 1970 L82:1618:6 F445 AW 71:450Measurements
image: 7.8 cm x 23.9 cm
overall: 9 cm x 23.9 cm
Gift of Alice WellsObject Type
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