Metropolitan Orpheum, Los Angeles
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1994.7
People
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Japanese (Tokyo, Japan born 1948)
Title
Metropolitan Orpheum, Los Angeles
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1993
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, California, Los Angeles
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 42.3 x 54 cm (16 5/8 x 21 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Hiroshi Sugimoto, 1993
  • inscription: title, signature, date, and "1/25 247" in graphite on mat; embossed on sheet under image, lower center "Metropolitian Orpheum"; embossed on sheet under image, lower right "1/25 247"
Provenance
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY, from the artist, sold to Harvard University Art Museums, 1994. Sold through funds donated by (see credit)
Hiroshi Sugimoto, through the Sonnabend Gallery, New York.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto in honor of John Rosenfield
Object Number
P1994.7
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Publication History

Sugimoto, Mitsumuro Printing Co., Ltd. (Japan, 1988), unpaginated

James Cuno, Harvard's Art Museums: 100 Years of Collecting, Harvard University Art Museums/Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (Cambridge, MA, 1996), 315

Exhibition History

Chasing Shadows, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/1995 - 04/02/1995

Tradition and Synthesis: 19th and 20th Century Works from East Asia, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/22/2001 - 06/09/2002

HAA178m Cold War Photography (S427) Spring 2012, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2012 - 05/12/2012

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted