HELEN LEVITT | NEW YORK (BOYS ON A PEDIMENT)
NEW YORK (BOYS ON A PEDIMENT)
gelatin silver print, signed, dated 'circa 1942,' and annotated ‘n. y.’ and ‘J’ in pencil on the reverse, 1942, printed later (Levitt, no. 5)
10⅜ by 7 in. (26.4 by 17.8 cm.)
This print, on double-weight Agfa paper, is in generally excellent condition. The left margin is gently rippled. '#58' and 'J' are written in an unidentified hand in pencil on the reverse. There is a Ginny Williams Collection label on the reverse of the mat and a Laurence Miller Gallery label on an accompanying backboard.
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