Crowd Observes Dead Body in Open Casket, Romania

Leonard Freed, American, 1929 - 2006

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1989

Gelatin silver print

Image: 6 1/4 × 9 3/16 in. (15.8 × 23.4 cm)

Sheet: 8 1/16 × 9 15/16 in. (20.4 × 25.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Jamie Osman Handwerker and Haim Handwerker

2014.108.14

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, dated, situated, and with copyright stamp and “Vintage Print” stamp and annotated “Unique” on verso. Signed, on reverse, in graphite, lower right: Leonard Freed; numbered, on reverse, in graphite, upper left: LF ROM-03; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower left: 1989 ROMANIA -89-14-68-13A; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower left: UNIQUE; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, upper right facing left: 5000; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, lower left: VINTAGE PRINT; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, lower right: c [encircled] Leonard Freed-Magnum

Provenance

Harley and Stephen C. Osman, Stamford, Connecticut; lent to present collection, 2014; Jamie Osman Handwerker and Haim Handwerker, New York, New York; given to present collection, 2014.

Old Number

LFROM-03; EL.2014.80.37

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