Martha Graham - El Penitente (Eric Hawkins-El Flagellante)

Barbara Morgan, American, 1900 - 1992


1940; print about 1980

Gelatin silver print

Image: 13 1/4 × 10 3/16 in. (33.6 × 25.9 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 ccenter margin: Martha Graham-EL PENITENTE- (-ERIC HAWKINS-EL Flagellante-) [in script]; signed, dated, and titled, in ink, on reverse, upper center: MARTHA GRAHAM- EL PENITENTE- 1940 (ERICK HAWKINS [with wavy underscore] / -EL FLAGELLANTE-) [entire line underscored] / Barbara Morgan- [in script]; 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; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower right corner: 2

Published References

Barbara Morgan, Martha Graham, Sixteen Dances in Photographs, Dobbs Ferry, New York: Morgan & Morgan, copyright 1941/ 1980, ill. p. 91; Barbara Morgan, Barbara Morgan, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York: Morgan & Morgan, copyright 1972, ill. p. 19; Barbara Morgan, Masters of Photography, Hong Kong: Aperture Foundation, 1999, ill. p. 9.


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

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