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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1972.165
People
Edward Steichen, American (Luxembourg 1879 - 1973 West Redding, Conn., USA)
Title
Sunburned Face [possibly 1925?]
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Sunburn
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1926
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York State
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/284724
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
actual: 24.8 x 20.3 cm (9 3/4 x 8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: inscribed in graphite on verso: 1-6-25
Provenance
Edward Steichen, Redding, Connecticut, sold to the Fogg Art Museum, 1973. The disposal date is correct despite accession number (see artist's file). This image was found by Davis Pratt in January 1973 in a storage cabinet at the artist's home in Redding, Connecticut during a weekend visit by Pratt, who purchased this image and two others.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, National Endowment for the Arts Grant
Copyright
© The Estate of Edward Steichen / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1972
Object Number
P1972.165
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Masterful Points of View, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/25/1979 - 05/30/1979

Chasing Shadows, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/1995 - 04/02/1995

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