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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst


Maker(s):Morell, Abelardo
Culture:American, born Cuba, (1948- )
Title:Camera Obscura: Santa Maria della Salute
Date Made:2006 image capture; 2006 print
Materials:Gelatin silver print
Place Made:Italy; Venice; United States; Massachusetts
Measurements:Mat: 28 in x 22 in; 71.1 cm x 55.9 cm; Sheet: 24 in x 19 15/16 in; 61 cm x 50.6 cm; Image: 22 1/2 in x 17 15/16 in; 57.1 cm x 45.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: verso, lwr. l (pencil): ABELARDO MORELL ; TITLE AND DATE: verso, lwr. r. (pencil): CAMERA OBSCURA IMAGE OF SANTA MARIA / DELLA SALUTE IN PALAZZO BEDROOM, 2006 ; EDITION NUMBER: verso, lwr. ctr. (pencil): 26/30 ; ACCESSION NUMBER: verso, upp. l. (pencil): 2011.16
Accession Number:  MH 2011.16
Credit Line:Purchase with the Madeleine Pinsof Plonsker (Class of 1962) Fund

Black and white image of a hotel room with a bed in the foreground, a framed print of Santa Maria della Salute on the back wall to the left and a mirror over a side table with framed photographs on top of it to the right. On the floor next to this table is a small freestanding sculpture. Another framed image hangs on the left wall over another side table on top of which sits a vase of flowers. Projected onto the back and left walls, over the various interior decorations, is an inverted image of Santa Maria della Salute.

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