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Image of Calm (Tierra del Fuego) 19847


Rockwell Kent (Tarrytown, New York, 7/21/1882 - 3/13/1971, Sable Forks, New York)


Calm (Tierra del Fuego)

Creation Date



20th century


34 3/16 in. x 44 in. (86.87 cm x 111.76 cm)



Creation Place

North America, United States

Medium and Support

oil on canvas

Credit Line

Gift of Ellin and Ron Delsener


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Object Description

Per Fielding Dupuy (4/23/2010): "Painting depicts a scene in a glacial bay of Chile's Admiralty Sound, called Bahia Blanca.  Kent stayed several weeks there, near a small sawmill that has long since been abandoned.  I spent a few days there myself in December and took some shots of the location; two are attached for your information (see surrogates labeled comparison 1 and comparison 2).

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