Collage of a coral reef embellished with a monkey, the Mad Hatter, a bird, and other magazine clippings. Written on verso: Didi Shaw. Result of a school assignment after a class trip to see an exhibit of Joseph Cornell's collages at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Title derived from source, including inaccuracy.
Underwater Chirsmas tree, 1971. Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560