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Mermaids Resting on the Roof with Botticelli's "Venus", at the New York World's Fair

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1939/40

Artist:

Julien Levy
American, 1906–1981

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Julien Levy

Title

Mermaids Resting on the Roof with Botticelli's "Venus", at the New York World's Fair

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1939–1940

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, along upper edge, in black and blue ink: "39. [encircled/black ink/written over illegible symbol in blue ink] Mermaids resting on roof w/ Botticelli's "Venus" [underlined]"; verso, upper right, in blue ink: "photo Julien Levy"; verso, upper center, in blue ink: "39" [encircled]

Dimensions

25.3 × 20.4 cm (10 × 8 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Patricia and Frank Kolodny in memory of Julien Levy

Reference Number

1990.565.10

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