Thich Quang Duc burns himself to death on a Saigon Street to protest the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government, Saigon, June 11, 1963

Malcolm Browne, American, 1931 - 2012

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negative June 11, 1963; print 2013

Gelatin silver print

8/15

Image: 11 11/16 × 17 15/16 in. (29.7 × 45.5 cm)

Sheet: 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Mrs Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund and the Miriam H. and S. Sidney Stoneman Acquisition Fund

2014.10.3

Publisher

Associated Press (AP)

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, on reverse, in graphite, upper left: Le Lieu Browne; stamped, on reverse, lower left, in black ink, with edition numbers added in graphite: AP[underlined] ASSOCIATED PRESS / Edition # 8[underlined] of 15 [underlined]

Course History

SART 17.9, The Photographer as Activist: Making Art Inspired by the Hood Museum's Collection , Virginia Beahan, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

Vietnam: The Real War: A Photographic History from the Associated Press, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, October 24-November 30, 2013.

Publication History

Pete Hamil, Vietnam: The Real War: A Photographic History by the Associated Press, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2013, ill. p. 64-65.

Provenance

Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2014.

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