The Drummer

Loretta Lux, German, born 1969



Ilfochrome print

Image: 10 5/8 × 9 in. (27 × 22.8 cm)

Sheet: 13 3/8 × 11 13/16 in. (34 × 30 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Fund for Contemporary Photography; Selected by participants in the seminar "Museum Collecting 101": Brittany M. Beth, Class of 2006, Jillian F. Rork, Class of 2006, Bradley G. Wolcott, Class of 2006, Mukund Bhaskar, Class of 2006, Jaime L. Padgett, Class of 2007, Jessica I. Hodin, Class of 2007, Rose M. McClendon, Class of 2006, Sophia C. D. Hutson, Class of 2006, Kelly E. Baker, Class of 2006, Teresa M. Lattanzio, Class of 2009, Selena Hadzibabic, Class of 2006, Erin R. Rumsey, Class of 2006



Place Made: Germany, Europe


21st century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: Loretta Lux / 2004 / The Drummer / Museums Proof

Course History

SART 30, Photography II, Virginia Beahan, Spring 2014

WGST 65.6, Radical Sexuality: Of Color, Wildness and Fabulosity, Eng-Beng Lim, Winter 2015

German Club, Winter 2019

SART 29, Photography I, Christina Seely, Spring 2019

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 76, Modern Melancholy, Jane Cavalier, Class of 2014, Class of 1954 Intern, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-May 26, 2013.

Focus on Photography, Works from 1950 to Today, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 13-March 8, 2009.

Publication History

Emily Shubert Burke, Focus on Photography, Works for 1950 to Today, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009, p. 16, no. 33.

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.208, no.270.

Jane Cavalier, A Space for Dialogue 76, Modern Melancholy, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2013, checklist, no. 4.


Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2006.

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