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Primordial Pool

Color photograph of dark, murky water with green algae. Surrounding trees reflect clearly off the surface of the water.

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  • Color photograph of dark, murky water with green algae. Surrounding trees reflect clearly off the surface of the water.

Date:

1940/62

Artist:

Howard Dearstyne
American, 1903–1979

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Howard Dearstyne

Title

Primordial Pool

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 1940–1962

Medium

Chromogenic print

Dimensions

Image/paper: 24 × 34.8 cm (9 1/2 × 13 3/4 in.); Mount: 24.7 × 35.6 cm (9 3/4 × 14 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Howard Dearstyne

Reference Number

1962.385

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