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Letters from Home

Artist:
Zarina (American, born Aligarh, India, 1937)
Date:
2004
Medium:
Portfolio of woodcut chine collé and metalcut chine collé on paper
Dimensions:
image: 12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm) sheet: 22 1/4 × 14 3/4 in. (56.5 × 37.5 cm) box (k): 23 3/4 × 16 1/4 in. (60.3 × 41.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of the artist, in honor of her sister, Kishwar Chishti, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.578a–k
Rights and Reproduction:
© Zarina Hashmi
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed (in ink, in image, center):
a) Letters from Home

Inscribed (in pencil, along bottom of image):
b) 2/20 Letter from home I Zarina 2004
c) 2/20 Letter from home II Zarina 2004
d) 2/20 Letter from home III Zarina 2004
e) 2/20 Letter from home IV Zarina 2004
f) 2/20 Letter from home VI Zarina 2004
g) 2/20 Letter from home VI Zarina 2004
h) 2/20 Letter from home VII Zarina 2004
i) 2/20 Letter from home VIII Zarina 2004

Inscribed (in ink, in image, center):
j) Letter from Home / A Portfolio of eight woodcuts and text by Zarina / Woodcuts and text printed in an edition of twenty / with two artist proofs / on Kozo paper and mounted on Somerset / Urdu text was printed from metal cuts of / original letters / This project was produced at the artists studio in / New York City
the artist, New York (1999–2013); [Luhring Augustine, New York, 2013; sold to MMA]

Aamir R. Mufti. "Zarina Hashmi and the Arts of Dispossession." The Migrant's Time: Rethinking Art History and Diaspora. Williamstown, Mass., 2011, pp. 188–90, figs. 9, 10.

Allegra Pesenti. Zarina: Paper Like Skin. Exh. cat., Hammer Museum. Los Angeles, 2012, p. 178, ill. p. 75, Edition 5/7.



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