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Inscription

on verso, signed by artist, lower right in black ink: Arthur Tress; lower center: Our darkest Griefs may / hold our brightest Hopes.; lower left center, crossed out: Multiplied, and overflowed / upon the Ocean; lower right center: 10/50 / 1981

Provenance

John V. and Laura M. Knaus, Northfield, IL; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2001; acquired by NGA, 2015.

Exhibition History
1994
Fantastic Voyage: The Photographs of Arthur Tress, United States Information Agency, Washington, DC, traveling exhibition developed and funded by the Arts America Program, 1994-1997. Venues in India, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Mongolia, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.
2001
Arthur Tress: Fantastic Voyage, 1956–2000, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, July 7 – September 23, 2001
Bibliography
1994
Fantastic Voyage: The Photographs of Arthur Tress. Exh. cat. United States Information Agency, Washington, DC, 1994: 54, 76, pl. 36, no. 60.
2001
Lorenz, Richard. Arthur Tress: Fantastic Voyage: Photographs 1956–2000. Boston, 2001: 161, no. 100.
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