A Muslim Prays Facing Mecca, Mouth of the Ganges Brahmaputra, Bangladesh, 1987

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1987, printed 1989
  • Geography

    India
  • Material

    Chromogenic print on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 40.6 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in)
  • Accession Number

    S1989.21.68
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S1989.21.68

Object Details

  • Artist

    Raghubir Singh (1942-1999)
  • Printer

    Everett Studios, Inc. (American)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Raghubir Singh (1942-1999)
  • Provenance

    Early 1989-late 1989
    Raghubir Singh (1942-1999) [1]
    From late 1989
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of the artist, Raghubir Singh [2]
    Notes:
    [1] This photograph was printed in early 1989 by Everett Studios, Inc. in White Plains, NY. Everett Studio and Singh appeared to have a contract for the printing. See letter from Paul Kiley, Everett Studios, Inc., to Patrick Sears, Assistant Director, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, dated May 15, 1989, copy in object file. The photograph was delivered to the museum between October and December 1989. The artist was scheduled to the museum on Wednesday, December 6, 1989 to sign this photograph, in addition to others. See memo from Bruce Young to George Rogers, titled “Raghubir Singh visit,” dated Monday, December 4, 1989, copy in object file.
    [2] See “Gift Agreement,” dated August 19, 1989, copy in object folder.
    Research Completed November 16, 2022
  • Origin

    India
  • Credit Line

    Gift of the Artist
  • Type

    Photograph
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