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Approximately 17 of 41 Sperm Whales Which Beached and Subsequently Died, Florence, Oregon, from the series "American Prospects"

A work made of chromogenic print.

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  • A work made of chromogenic print.

Date:

June 1979, printed September 1986

Artist:

Joel Sternfeld
American, born 1944

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Joel Sternfeld

Title

Approximately 17 of 41 Sperm Whales Which Beached and Subsequently Died, Florence, Oregon, from the series "American Prospects"

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

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Made 1979

Medium

Chromogenic print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, lower left, in black ink: JS.004.11 ; inscribed and signed verso, lower center, along bottom edge, in black ink: Approximately 17 of 41 Sperm Whales Which Beached and Subsequently Died, Florence, Oregon June 1979 N. June 1979 / P. September 1986 Joel Sternfeld ; inscribed verso, lower right, in graphite: E

Dimensions

Image: 40.5 × 50.6 cm (16 × 19 15/16 in.); Paper: 50.6 × 60.8 cm (19 15/16 × 23 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph and Nancy Segall

Reference Number

1995.357

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