Skeleton Shrine, Nepal

Skeleton Shrine, Nepal

A small statue of a skeleton on a podium holds a tray filled with offerings outside a shrine. On the left, a man is crouched on the ground at the corner of a carved building.

Details

  • Title : Skeleton Shrine, Nepal
  • Year : 1980
  • Artist : Linda Connor (American, born 1944)
  • Classification : Photography
  • Medium : Gelatin silver print
  • Dimension : 20.4 × 25.2 cm (8 1/16 × 9 15/16 in.)
  • Accession No : Object Number: 2005.15.40
  • Country/ Geo-location : NEPAL
  • Museum : The J. Paul Getty Museum
  • Status : Not currently on public view
  • Inscription(s): : (Verso, print) lower center, in pencil: "Skeleton Shrine, Kathmandu, Nepal 1980";
  • Provenance : Linda Connor, American, born 1944, in the artist's collection; sold through Paul Kopeikin Gallery (Los Angeles, California) to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2005.