Funeral Cortege, End of an Era in a Small Valley Town

Dorothea Lange, American, 1895 - 1965

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negative 1936; print about 1950

Gelatin silver print

Image: 16 1/4 × 15 7/16 in. (41.3 × 39.2 cm)

Sheet: 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Charles F. Venrick 1936 Fund and the James and Barbara Block Acquisitions Endowment

© Oakland Museum of California, the City of Oakland, gift of Paul S. Taylor

2005.21

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

Stamped, on reverse, in black ink: PHOTOGRAPH BY / DOROTHEA LANGE / 1163 EUCLID AVENUE / BERKELEY / CALIFORNIA

Course History

ARTH 17, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Spring 2013

SART 30, SART 75, Photography II, III, Virginia Beahan, Spring 2013

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States, Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States. Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

ANTH 50.17, Rites of Passage, Sienna Craig, Spring 2020

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 36, The Eye of the Beheld, Caitlin Roberts, Class of 2008, Student Programming Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 30-March 18, 2007.

America's Great Depression; Through the Eyes of Three Women Photographers, Israel Sack Gallery [American Works on Paper wall], Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May-August 2010.

Publication History

Caitlin Roberts, A Space for Dialogue 36, The Eye of the Beheld, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Mueum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2007, ill. p.3.

Provenance

The artist, California; descendents of the artist, California; Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York; Lee Gallery, Winchester, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2005.

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