Sorrows of Young Werther


Joseph Cornell, American, b. Nyack, New York, 1903–1972

Photomechanical reproduction, paper, gouache, and ink on fiberboard, 9 x 12 in. (22.9 x 30.4 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Accession Number: 72.73

Jh Purchased From Schoelkopf Gallery, Robert, New York 1967

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Over, Under, Next: Experiments in Mixed Media, 1913-Present," 18 April-8 September 2013, no cat.
ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS, London, England. "Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust," 4 july-27 September 2015, no. 78, color ill. pg. 237. TOUR: KUNSTHISTORISCHES MUSEUMS, Vienna, 20 October 2015-10 January 2016.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (American)