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Bad Dream, Venice and L.A.

A work made of gelatin silver print.
© Robert Frank

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

March 28, 1978

Artist:

Robert Frank
American, born Switzerland, 1924–2019

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Robert Frank

Title

Bad Dream, Venice and L.A.

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1978

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower left, below image, in black ink: "BAD DREAM March 28t 1978 in Venice + Los Angeles Calif."; signed recto, lower right, below image, in black ink: "Robert Frank."; inscribed verso, upper right, in graphite: "YAJIMA [?]/RF-1603 225-VI (M)"; verso, lower left, in graphite: "MFA,H RF #160"; inscribed and signed verso, lower right, in black ink: "PRINTERS: B / Kaplan / R. Frank. / Dec '78"

Dimensions

Image: 39.2 × 24.9 cm (15 7/16 × 9 13/16 in.); Paper: 50.7 × 40.5 cm (20 × 16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Frank

Reference Number

2000.370

Copyright

© Robert Frank

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