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Washington, DC, USA

A work made of gelatin silver print.
© Robert Frank

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.




Robert Frank
American, born Switzerland, 1924–2019

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Robert Frank


Washington, DC, USA


United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1955


Gelatin silver print


Inscribed on sticker affixed to recto, upper left, sideways, in black ink: "PAGE 12 RIGHT"; inscribed recto, lower left, below image, in black ink: "WASHINGTON D.C. U.S.A."; signed recto, lower right, below image, in black ink: "Robert Frank."; inscribed verso, upper left, in black ink: "15"; verso, center, upside-down, in blue ink: "Wash. [underlined] / Kennedy Innauguration [underlined]"; 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] / lines of My hand 63 / Washington, 1955 / 363 [inscribed in graphite] [in rectangle] / 900 [inscribed in graphite]"


Image: 34.3 × 23.2 cm (13 9/16 × 9 3/16 in.); Paper: 35.4 × 28 cm (13 15/16 × 11 1/16 in.)

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Maurice D. Galleher Endowment

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© Robert Frank

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