140 Water Street, New York

Berenice Abbott, American, 1898 - 1991

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about 1936

Gelatin silver print

Sheet: 9 1/4 × 7 1/4 in. (23.5 × 18.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Jane and Raphael Bernstein

2010.84.5

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, in graphite, lower right, below image; stamped, in red ink, on reverse: PHOTO / BERENICE ABBOTT / 1 67TH ST., N.Y.C. [last line crossed out in graphite]; signed, in graphite, on reverse, below stamp: BERENICE ABBOTT; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: BA-2 / 140 Water St. / (Statue moved later / to 69 Pearl); numbered, in graphite, on reverse, upper left: 2 [circled]; numbered, in graphite, on reverse, lower left: BA / 5Z

Course History

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Berenice Abbott’s Changing New York, Israel Sack Gallery [American Works on Paper Wall], Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 16-November 10, 2013.

Provenance

Zabriskie Gallery, New York, New York; Jane and Raphael Bernstein, Ridgewood, New Jersey, November 4th, 1991; lent to present collection, 2010; given to present collection, 2013.

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