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Wright Morris

American, 1910–1998

Indiana, Vintage silver print, 1951.
Indiana, Vintage silver print, 1951.
  • Indiana, Vintage silver print, 1951.
  • Ed’s Farm [from The Home Place], Vintage silver print, 1947.
  • Rocking Chair, Vintage silver print, 1946.
  • Southern Indiana [Interior], Vintage silver print, 1951.
  • Utah [Weathered Building], Vintage silver print, ca. 1940.
  • Central City Nebraska [Desk and Telephones], Vintage silver print, 1947.
  • Nebraska [Desk, Corn and Wheat], Vintage silver print, 1953.
  • Ed’s Place [Kitchen Stove], Vintage silver print, 1947.
  • Gano Grain Elevator, Wood River, Nebraska, Vintage silver print, 1940.
  • Gano Grain Elevator, Syracuse, Kansas, Vintage silver print, 1940.
  • Junk Pile, Vintage silver print, ca. 1940.
  • Nebraska [Storage Barn with Tin Roof], Vintage silver print, 1947.
  • Home Place [Doorway]inner Plate], Vintage silver print, 1947.
  • Home Place [Plow], Vintage silver print, 1947.
  • Home Place [Farm Building, Barrel and Broom], Vintage silver print, 1947.
  • Southern Indiana [Wagon], Vintage silver print, 1949.
  • Electrified Barb Wire Fence, Vintage silver print, ca. 1947.
ReturnIndiana

Inventory number: 8187

Title: Indiana

Date: 1951

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9¾ in (24.8 cm) high by 7¾ in (19.7 cm) wide

Description: Signed, titled and dated in pencil on the reverse of the print.

Price: $12,000

 

ReturnEd’s Farm [from The Home Place]

Inventory number: 6946

Title: Ed’s Farm [from The Home Place]

Date: 1947

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9⅜ in (23.8 cm) high by 7½ in (19.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed, “Wright Morris,” dated, “1947,” titled, “Ed’s Farm,” and inscribed, “For Morris & Kathy,” in pencil, on the mount.

Provenance: Acquired from the photographer; Morris & Katherine Opler, Anthropologists, Univ. of Oklahoma.

Illustrated: Morris, W., The Home Place [1948], p. 128.

Price: $7,000

 

ReturnRocking Chair

Inventory number: 4167

Title: Rocking Chair

Date: 1946

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9½ in (24.1 cm) high by 7½ in (19.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed in pencil and annotated with printing notations in pencil on reverse of the photograph.

Illustrated: Morris, The Home Place, p. 57.

Price: $6,500

 

ReturnSouthern Indiana [Interior]

Inventory number: 8281

Title: Southern Indiana [Interior]

Date: 1951

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9½ in (24.1 cm) high by 7½ in (19.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed, titled and dated in pencil by the photographer on the reverse of the print.

Price: $3,500

 

ReturnUtah [Weathered Building]

Inventory number: 8279

Title: Utah [Weathered Building]

Date: ca. 1940

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9½ in (24.1 cm) high by 7½ in (19.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed and titled in pencil on the reverse of the print.

Price: $3,500

 

ReturnCentral City Nebraska [Desk and Telephones]

Inventory number: 8282

Title: Central City Nebraska [Desk and Telephones]

Date: 1947

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 7½ in (19.1 cm) high by 9½ in (24.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed, titled and dated in pencil by the photographer on the reverse of the print.

Price: $4,000

 

ReturnNebraska [Desk, Corn and Wheat]

Inventory number: 8280

Title: Nebraska [Desk, Corn and Wheat]

Date: 1953

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9½ in (24.1 cm) high by 7½ in (19.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed, titled and dated in pencil by the photographer on the reverse of the print.

Price: $4,000

 

ReturnEd’s Place [Kitchen Stove]

Inventory number: 8276

Title: Ed’s Place [Kitchen Stove]

Date: 1947

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9½ in (24.1 cm) high by 7½ in (19.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed, titled and dated in pencil by the photographer on the reverse of the print.

Notes: Other images of this stove appear in Wright Morris: Structures and Artifacts/Photographs 1933-1954 and Wright Morris: Photographs and Words. The negative has been reversed to make this print.

Price: $4,500

 

ReturnGano Grain Elevator, Wood River, Nebraska

Inventory number: 8275

Title: Gano Grain Elevator, Wood River, Nebraska

Date: 1940

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9½ in (24.1 cm) high by 7½ in (19.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed, titled and annotated “Wood River, Nebr.-1940” in ink on the reverse of the print.

Notes: The Gano Grain Company operated more than 50 grain elevators in the Midwest, including Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado during the time Morris photographed the structures. As was his practice at times, he reversed the negative to make the print.

Price: $5,000

 

ReturnGano Grain Elevator, Syracuse, Kansas

Inventory number: 8278

Title: Gano Grain Elevator, Syracuse, Kansas

Date: 1940

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9½ in (24.1 cm) high by 7½ in (19.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed and titled by the photographer in pencil and annotated “Wood River, Nebr. – 1940” in ink by the photographer on the reverse of the print.

Notes: The Gano Grain Company operated more than 50 grain elevators in the Midwest, including Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado during the time Morris photographed the structures. As was his practice at times, he reversed the negative to make the print.

Price: $5,000

 

ReturnJunk Pile

Inventory number: 8277

Title: Junk Pile

Date: ca. 1940

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9½ in (24.1 cm) high by 7½ in (19.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed in pencil on the reverse of the print.

Illustrated: Wright Morris, God’s Country and My People [1968], n.p.

Price: $3,500

 

ReturnNebraska [Storage Barn with Tin Roof]

Inventory number: 8321

Title: Nebraska [Storage Barn with Tin Roof]

Date: 1947

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 7½ in (19.1 cm) high by 9½ in (24.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed, titled and dated by the photographer on the reverse of the print.

Price: $4,500

 

ReturnHome Place [Doorway]inner Plate]

Inventory number: 8323

Title: Home Place [Doorway]inner Plate]

Date: 1947

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9½ in (24.1 cm) high by 7½ in (19.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed and titled in pencil on the reverse of the print.

Price: $4,000

 

ReturnHome Place [Plow]

Inventory number: 8284

Title: Home Place [Plow]

Date: 1947

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 7½ in (19.1 cm) high by 9½ in (24.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed and titled in pencil on the reverse of the print.

Price: $3,500

 

ReturnHome Place [Farm Building, Barrel and Broom]

Inventory number: 8316

Title: Home Place [Farm Building, Barrel and Broom]

Date: 1947

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9½ in (24.1 cm) high by 7½ in (19.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed, titled and dated in pencil on the reverse of the print.

Price: $3,500

 

ReturnSouthern Indiana [Wagon]

Inventory number: 8314

Title: Southern Indiana [Wagon]

Date: 1949

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 7½ in (19.1 cm) high by 9½ in (24.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed, titled and dated in pencil on the reverse of the print.

Price: $3,500

 

ReturnElectrified Barb Wire Fence

Inventory number: 8318

Title: Electrified Barb Wire Fence

Date: ca. 1947

Medium: Vintage silver print

Image size: 9½ in (24.1 cm) high by 7½ in (19.1 cm) wide

Description: Signed in pencil on the reverse of the print.

Price: $3,500

 

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