About This Artwork

Shelby Lee Adams
American, born 1950

The Home Funeral, 1990

Gelatin silver print, edition 11/25
37.7 x 48.3 cm (image); 40.6 x 50.5 cm (paper)
Inscribed recto, lower left, below image, in graphite: "The Home Funeral"; recto, lower center, below image, in graphite: "1990 11/25"; signed recto, lower right, below image, in graphite: "Shelby Lee Adams"; inscribed verso, lower right, in graphite; "The Home Funeral"; verso, lower center, in graphite: "1990 11/25"; signed verso, lower right, in graphite: "Shelby Lee Adams"

Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Fund, 1994.347

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "New Faces and Other Recent Acquisitions," July 11, 1997–January 19, 1998. (Sylvia Wolf & David Travis)

Interpretive Resources

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