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A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

c. 1945, printed later

Artist:

Helen Levitt
American, 1913–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Helen Levitt

Title

New York

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1940–1950

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, upper right, in graphite: "93 P13 / SF"; inscribed and signed verso, center, in graphite: "N. Y. CIRCA 1945 Helen Levitt / K"; inscribed verso, lower right, in graphite: "8 / 51 [encircled] / SL.2.92.1.53"

Dimensions

Image: 26.1 × 17.4 cm (10 5/16 × 6 7/8 in.); Paper: 35.5 × 27.8 cm (14 × 11 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard and Elizabeth Devereaux in honor of Iris Elston

Reference Number

2003.38

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