Morning on the Darbhanga Ghat, Benares, Uttar Pradesh, 1987

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1987, printed 1998
  • Geography

    Benares, Uttar Pradesh state, India
  • Material

    Chromogenic print on paper mounted to board
  • Dimension

    H x W: 82 x 202.5 cm (32 5/16 x 79 3/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Raghubir Singh (1942-1999)
  • Provenance

    Raghubir Singh (1942-1999) [1]
    Estate of Raghubir Singh, by descent from Raghubir Singh [2]
    From 2001
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of the Estate of Raghubir Singh through Anne de Henning [3]
    [1] See the artist’s signature and copyright, dated 1998, inscribed on this object. See also letter from Anne de Henning to Bruce Young, dated December 24, 2001, copy in object file. In Anne de Henning’s letter she states that this photograph was printed in 1998.
    [2] See note 1. See also “Incoming Receipt,” dated November 30, 2001, copy in object file. The object was transferred to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery for acquisition consideration on November 30, 2001.
    Devika Singh is the manager of the Estate of Raghubir Singh and she is the daughter of Raghubir Singh and Anne de Henning.
    [3] See Arthur M. Sackler, “Acquisition Consideration Form,” approved on December 6, 2001, copy in object file.
    See also “Arthur M. Sacker Gallery, Smithsonian Institution [/] Deed of Gift [/] Nonexclusive License,” dated March 13, 2002, copy in object file. Signed by Anne de Henning on behalf of Devika Singh.
    Research updated June 15, 2023
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Along the Inner River: A Journey through the Photographs of Raghubir Singh (October 3, 2011 to April 14, 2014)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Raghubir Singh (1942-1999)
    Estate of Raghubir Singh
  • Origin

    Benares, Uttar Pradesh state, India
  • Credit Line

    Gift of the Estate of Raghubir Singh/Copyright 1987 by Raghubir Singh
  • Type

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