Harold Eugene Edgerton (American, 1903-1990)
30 cal Bullet Cuts a Card/Cutting the Card Quickly. Signed "HAROLD EDGERTON" l.r., titled, signed and dated "...HAROLD EDGERTON, MIT 1980..." on the reverse. Dye transfer print, image size 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (19.1 x 26.0 cm), unframed.
Provenance: From the artist to the family of the present owner.
N.B. Scientist, artist, and educator, Harold ³Doc² Edgerton taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he invented the stroboscope, high-speed and stop-action photography. In his photographs, including images of bullets, athletic movements, fluids, and hummingbirds, Edgerton applies an artistic aesthetic to his scientific innovations.
There is an extremely mild surface rub l.l. (just below the card).