The J. Paul Getty Museum

Sahuaro [Saguaro], Los Seris, Desierto y Mar, Estado de Sonora, Mexico

Object Details

Title:

Sahuaro [Saguaro], Los Seris, Desierto y Mar, Estado de Sonora, Mexico

Artist/Maker:

Graciela Iturbide (Mexican, born 1942)

Culture:

Mexican

Place:

Sonora, Desierto y Mar, Mexico (Place Created)

Date:

negative 1979; print later

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2007.65.41

Dimensions:

25.5 × 30 cm (10 1/16 × 11 13/16 in.)

Copyright:

© Graciela Iturbide

Credit Line:

Gift of Susan Steinhauser and Daniel Greenberg

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Object Description

A saguaro cactus in a desert landscape. Birds are perched on top of the arms, while others fly in the distance.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1997

Created by the artist, Graciela Iturbide, Mexican, born 1942 (Mexico), sold through ROSEGALLERY (Santa Monica, California) to Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser, 1997.

1997 - 2007

Daniel Greenberg (Los Angeles, California) and Susan Steinhauser (Los Angeles, California), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Barjau, Luis. Los que viven en la arena (Mexico City: Instituto Nacional Indigenista, 1981), unpaginated.

Iturbide, Graciela. Images of the Spirit (New York: Aperture Foundation, 1996), p. 115, ill.