Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, on backboard, upper left, in blue ink and graphite: "21. ["1" crossed out in graphite] A [in blue ink] / 2A [in graphite/underlined]"; verso, on backboard, upper center, in black and blue ink: "I 3-4 [in black ink/crossed out in blue ink]"
9.4 × 7.3 cm (each image, appro×.); 10.6 × 8.5 cm (each paper, appro×.)
Gift of Robert and Gayle Greenhill
Extended information about this artwork
Katz, Jonathan D., David C. Ward and Jennifer Sichel. 2010. “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture.” Exh. cat. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Instititution/Smithsonian Books. pp. 196-97, pl. 58.
New York, New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, “Unrepentant Ego: The Self-Portraits of Lucas Samaras,” November 13, 2003–February 8, 2004.
Athens, Greece, National Gallery of Athens, Alexandros Soutzos Museum, “Lucas Samaras: A Retrospective,” April 4–July 31, 2005.
Washington, D.C., National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution), “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture,” October 30, 2010-February 13, 2011; traveled to Brooklyn Museum, November 18, 2011–February 18, 2012; and the Tacoma Art Museum, March 17–June 10, 2012.
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