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Bar, New York City

A work made of gelatin silver print, from "the americans" (1955/56).
© Robert Frank

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print, from "the americans" (1955/56).

Date:

1955, printed 1977

Artist:

Robert Frank
American, born Switzerland, 1924–2019

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Robert Frank

Title

Bar, New York City

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1955

Medium

Gelatin silver print, from "The Americans" (1955/56)

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower left, below image, in black ink: "NYC 1954"; signed and inscribed recto, lower right, below image, in black ink: R. Frank 1977"; stamped and inscribed verso, lower right, in black ink and graphite: "ROBERT FRANK ARCHIVE [stamped in black ink] / Americans 43 / Bar-New York City / L.82.006.007 460 [inscribed in graphite]" [in rectangle]

Dimensions

Image: 21.9 × 33.1 cm (8 5/8 × 13 1/16 in.); Paper: 27.9 × 35.3 cm (11 × 13 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Maurice D. Galleher Endowment

Reference Number

1992.778

Copyright

© Robert Frank

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