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Gypsy, New York

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

c. 1939, printed later

Artist:

Helen Levitt
American, 1913–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Helen Levitt

Title

Gypsy, New York

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1935–1942

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, upper left, in graphite: "PHL10 [?]"; verso, upper right, in graphite: "195"; signed and inscribed verso, center, in graphite: "Helen Levitt / Gypsy N. Y. CA. 1939"

Dimensions

Image: 23.9 × 17.9 cm (9 7/16 × 7 1/16 in.); Paper: 25.2 × 20.2 cm (9 15/16 × 8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph Strick

Reference Number

1998.308

Extended information about this artwork

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