Martha Graham - El Penitente (Trio-Graham-Cunningham-Hawkins)

Barbara Morgan, American, 1900 - 1992


1940; print about 1976

Gelatin silver print

Image: 11 5/16 × 10 5/8 in. (28.7 × 27 cm)

Mount: 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Nils and Kara Morgan



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, in graphite, lower right margin: Barbara Morgan- 1940 [in script]; titled, in graphite, lower left margin: Martha Graham- El Penitente-; signed, dated, and titled, in ink, on reverse: Martha Graham- EL PENITENTE- 1940- C. 1980 / (Trio- Graham-Cunningham-Hawkins) [line underscored] / Barbara Morgan [all in script]; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, upper left corner: 3 3/4 2 3/8 #15 [#15 circumscribed with circle] / 4 1/4; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower center: 11 3/8 x 10 5/8 on 20 x 16; inscribed, in ink, on reverse, lower right corner: 1; stamped, in ink, on reverse, center: COPYRIGHT PHOTOGRAPH / BARBARA MORGAN / 120 High Point Road / Scarsdale, New York 10583 / WHEN USED IN ANY MEDIA / CREDIT MUST BE GIVEN: PHOTOGRAPH BY BARBARA MORGAN / No Arbitrary Cropping May Be Done

Published References

Barbara Morgan, Martha Graham, Sixteen Dances in Photographs, Dobbs Ferry, New York: Morgan & Morgan, copyright 1941/ 1980, ill. p. 92.


The artist; Nils [her grandson] and Kara Morgan, Redding, Connecticut; given to present collection, 2007.

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