After a Flash Flood, Rancho Mirage, California

Joel Sternfeld, American, born 1944

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negative July 1979; print 1984

Dye transfer print

Image: 14 3/16 × 18 in. (36.1 × 45.7 cm)

Sheet: 15 15/16 × 19 13/16 in. (40.5 × 50.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the William S. Rubin Fund

PH.986.25

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in black marker, on reverse, lower right: Joel Sternfeld; dated, in black marker, on reverse, lower right: N-July 1979/P-April 1984; inscribed in black marker, on reverse, lower center: After a Flash Flood, Rancho Mirage, California, July 1979; inscribed, in orange marker, on reverse, lower left: 5 Dye Transfer Print.

Course History

SART 30, SART 75, Photography II, III, Virginia Beahan, Spring 2013

Exhibition History

Mining Photography: Selecting Work from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Studio Art 30 & 75, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 6-June 4, 2000.

Joel Sternfeld, Artist-in-Residence, Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 23-December 4, 1985, checklist no. 16.

In Residence: Contemporary Art at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 19-July 6, 2014.

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.

A Selection of Photographs from the Hood Museum of Art, Jafe-Friede Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 4-March 15, 1987.

Publication History

Emily Shubert Burke, Focus on Photography, Works for 1950 to Today, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009, p. 12, no. 20.

Provenance

Daniel Wolf, 19th & 20th Centry Photography, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1986.

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