Untitled (Martin Luther King, Sr. and Alberta Williams King mourn their son, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at his funeral, Atlanta, April 9, 1968)
Harry Benson, Scottish and American, born 1929
negative 1968; print 2014
Archival pigment print
Image: 20 × 14 1/2 in. (50.8 × 36.8 cm)
Sheet: 22 × 17 in. (55.9 × 43.2 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased in memory of Edward A. Hansen, Member of the Board of the Hopkins Center and Hood Museum of Art, through a gift from his wife, Julia, his children, Victoria, Class of 1988 and Christopher, Class of 1985
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Signed, lower right, in black ink: Harry Benson; inscribed, lower left, in black ink: Mr. + Mrs. Martin Luther King Sr., Atlanta 1968 5/35
The artist (Harry Benson Ltd., New York, New York); sold to the present collection, 2014.
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