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Funeral, St. Helena, South Carolina

A work made of gelatin silver print, from "the americans" (1955/56).
© Robert Frank

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print, from "the americans" (1955/56).

Date:

1955, printed 1977

Artist:

Robert Frank (American, born Switzerland, 1924–2019)
printed under the artist’s supervision by Sidney Kaplan (American, born 1913)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Robert Frank

Title

Funeral, St. Helena, South Carolina

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1955

Medium

Gelatin silver print, from "The Americans" (1955/56)

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower left, below image, in black ink: "South + Carolina 1955"; signed and inscribed recto, lower right, below image, in black ink: "R. Frank. 77"; stamped and inscribed verso, lower right, in black ink and graphite: "ROBERT FRANK ARCHIVE [stamped in black ink] / Americans 4 / Funeral - St. Helena, / South Carolina / L.82.006.022 421 [inscribed in graphite]" [in rectangle]

Dimensions

Image: 20.2 × 30.6 cm (8 × 12 1/16 in.); Paper: 28 × 35.4 cm (11 1/16 × 13 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Maurice D. Galleher Endowment

Reference Number

1992.772

Copyright

© Robert Frank

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