Stepwell #2, Panna Meena, Amber, Rajasthan, India

Edward Burtynsky, Canadian, born 1955


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Digital chromogenic color print


Sheet: 39 × 52 in. (99.1 × 132.1 cm)

Frame: 41 × 54 in. (104.1 × 137.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from the Dau Family Foundation; Barbara Dau, Class of 1978, Elizabeth Hoffman, Class of 2013 and Katherine Conway, Class of 2013

photo © Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Metivier Gallery, Toronto



Place Imaged: Jaipur, India, South Asia, Asia

Place Made: Canada, North America


21st century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Course History

SART 30, Photography II, Virginia Beahan, Spring 2014

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

SART 29, Photography I, Christina Seely, Spring 2019

GEOG 37, Climate for Human Security, Justin Mankin, Summer 2019

GEOG 16.01, A Climate for Human Security, Justin Mankin, Spring 2021

GEOG 29, Global Cities, Erin Collins, Winter 2022

Exhibition History

Bernstein Center for Object Study, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 17-October 30, 2019.

Edward Burtynsky: Earth Observed, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut, Novermber 17, 2022-April 16, 2022.

Waterways: Tension and Flow, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 4-August 23, 2015.

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 8, ill. fig. 2.1.

Published References

Burtynsky Water. Essays by Wade Davis and Russell Lord. Göttingen: Steidl, 2013.


Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; sold to present collection, 2014.

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