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Will care at last when it is done
  • Matthew Day Jackson
    born 1974
    born: Panorama City, California, United States
  • Will care at last when it is done, 2015–2016
  • There Will Come Soft Rains
  • Where object was made: United States
  • etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 475 x 379 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 11/16 x 14 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 686 x 521 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 27 x 20 1/2 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 479 x 383 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 18 7/8 x 15 1/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0024.09

A snowy heron, also known as a white egret, is standing in front of a plant with large leaves. The ground is a mottled black. The background is hazy and shadowy in shades of gray, red, blue, and yellow. The scientific name for the bird is printed below the image: "Ardea candidissima".