A Man on a Ladder Bridging Houses, Banaras Floods, 1983

Artist: Raghubir Singh (1942-1999)
Printer: Everett Studios, Inc. (American)
Historical period(s)
1983, printed 1989
Chromogenic print on paper
H x W: 50.8 x 40.6 cm (20 x 16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of the Artist
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


India, man

Early 1989-late 1989
Raghubir Singh (1942-1999) [1]

From late 1989
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of the artist, Raghubir Singh [2]

[1] This photograph was printed in early 1989 by Everett Studios, Inc. in White Plains, NY. Everett Studio and Singh appeared to have a contract for the printing. See letter from Paul Kiley, Everett Studios, Inc., to Patrick Sears, Assistant Director, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, dated May 15, 1989, copy in object file. The photograph was delivered to the museum between October and December 1989. The artist was scheduled to the museum on Wednesday, December 6, 1989 to sign this photograph, in addition to others. See memo from Bruce Young to George Rogers, titled “Raghubir Singh visit,” dated Monday, December 4, 1989, copy in object file.

[2] See “Gift Agreement,” dated August 19, 1989, copy in object folder.

Research Completed November 16, 2022

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Raghubir Singh 1942-1999

Collection Area(s)
Contemporary Art, South Asian and Himalayan Art
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