Inscribed recto, on hinged paper, lower right, below image, in graphite: lee miller. Paris / '31; stamped verso, on secondary support, upper right, in black ink: JULIEN LEVY GALLERY, INC.
18 EAST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY; verso, on secondary support, center, in black ink: LEE MILLER / 12, Rue Victor-Considérant / Paris XIVe Danton 90-91
Image/paper: 21.8 × 17.4 cm (8 5/8 × 6 7/8 in.)
Julien Levy Collection, Gift of Jean Levy and the Estate of Julien Levy
Extended information about this artwork
Livingston, Jane. 1989. “Lee Miller: Photographer.” Exh. cat. California/International Arts Foundation/Thames and Hudson Inc. p. 115.
Schaffner, Ingrid and Lisa Jacobs. 1998. “Julien Levy: Portrait of an Art Gallery.” Exh. cat. The MIT Press. p. 117, pl. 24.
Haworth-Booth, Mark. 2007. “The Art of Lee Miller.” Exh. cat. V&A Publications/Yale University Press. p. 71, fig. 55.
Art Institute of Chicago, “Photographs from the Julien Levy Collection: Starting with Atget,” December 11, 1976–February 20, 1977; traveled to the International Center of Photography, New York, April 21-May 29, 1977; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, November 4-December 18 1977; Fogg Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, January 13-Ferbruary 26, 1978; Lakeview Center for the Arts and Sciences, Peoria, Illinois, March 16-April 30, 1978; and Cincinnati Art Museum, November 17-December 24, 1978. (David Travis)
Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, “Lee Miller: Photographer,” February 11-April 17, 1989; traveled to New Orleans Museum of Art, July 15-August 20, 1989; Minneapolis Institute of Art, November 4-January 7, 1990; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, February 2-April 1, 1990 (?); International Center of Photography, New York, April 13-June 10, 1990; Art Institute of Chicago, June 23-August 26, 1990; Santa Monica Museum of Art, September 16-November 4, 1990; Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan, January 26-February 25, 1991.
New York, New York, The Equitable Gallery, “Julien Levy: Portrait of an Art Gallery,” August 13–October 31, 1998.
Los Angeles, CA, The J. Paul Getty Museum, “Surrealist Muse: Lee Miller, Roland Penrose, Man Ray, 1925-1945,” February 25–June 15, 2003.
London, England, Victoria & Albert Museum, “The Art of Lee Miller,” September 15, 2007–January 6, 2008; traveled to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, January 26– April 27, 2008; San Francisco Museum of Art, May 29–September 2, 2008; Paris, France, Jeu de Paume, October 14, 2008–January 11, 2009.
Art Institute of Chicago, “Photography on Display: Modern Treasures,” May 9–September 13, 2009.
San Francisco, California, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, “Man Ray/Lee Miller: Partners in Surrealism,” July 14, 2012-October 12, 2012. (Julian Cox)
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