1956, printed 1977
American, born Switzerland, 1924–2019
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St. Francis, Gas Station and City Hall, Los Angeles
United States (Artist's nationality)
Gelatin silver print, from "The Americans" (1955/56)
Inscribed recto, lower left, below image, in black ink: "1956"; signed recto, lower right, below image, in black ink: "Robert Frank."; stamped and inscribed verso, lower left, in black ink: "COPYRIGHT © [stamped in black ink] Robert Frank 1978 [inscribed in blue ink/underline stamped in black ink] / ALL RIGHTS RESERVED [stamped in black ink]"; stamped and inscribed verso, lower right, in black ink and graphite: "ROBERT FRANK ARCHIVE [stamped in black ink] / Americans 48 / St. Francis, gas station / and city hall, L.A. 1956 / L82.006.015 384 [inscribed in graphite] [in rectangle] / 900 [erased]"
Image: 21.5 × 32.8 cm (8 1/2 × 12 15/16 in.); Paper: 28 × 35.4 cm (11 1/16 × 13 15/16 in.)
Maurice D. Galleher Endowment
© Robert Frank
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