A Family Argument (When the Man went for the Woman the Police Jumped him)

Leonard Freed, American, 1929 - 2006

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1976

Gelatin silver print

Image: 8 3/8 × 7 5/16 in. (21.2 × 18.6 cm)

Sheet: 9 15/16 × 8 in. (25.3 × 20.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Jamie Osman Handwerker and Haim Handwerker

2014.108.13

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, titled & dated on verso with various agency stamps and annotations. Signed, on reverse, in graphite, lower left: Leonard Freed; numbered, on reverse, in graphite, lower right: LF-PW-035.02; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, upper left: 6000 / Law Enforcement; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower left: Book: “Police Work”; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower left: 1978 NEW YORK CITY. USA.; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, center facing left: 1978 [underlined]; inscribed, on reverse, in black ink, center facing left: 78-9-11-29A / NEW YORK CITY / POLICE STOPPIMG MAN FROM / BEATING HIS WIFE; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower right: 78-9-11-29A; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, lower left: c [encircled] Leonard Freed-Magnum; stamped, on reverse, in purple ink, center facing left: c [encircled] Leonard Freed-Magnum; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, lower right: VINTAGE PRINT; stamped, on reverse, in blue ink, lower right facing left: MAGNUM / PHOTO LIBRARY PRINT / NEW YORK / LOG REF. / TO BE RETURNED.; label, on reverse, printed, upper left: Law Enforcement / POLICE WEAPONS & HOLDS; label, on reverse, printed, upper center facing left: NOTICE [underlined] / Photographs must be credited to the photographer and / MAGNUM PHOTOS. Photographs may not be cropped / or altered in any way without prior written approval by / MAGNUM PHOTOS. Photographs consigned by / MAGNUM PHOTOS for your possible use may not be / scanned without the express written permission of / MAGNUM PHOTOS. / VIOLATION OF THESE POLICIES WILL RESULT IN / FINES AT A MINIMUM OF 100% OF THE USAGE FEE.; label, on reverse, printed, upper left facing left: Magnum Photos, Inc. (c) 1978 Leonard Freed / [barcode] / N.Y.C. 1978. A policeman holding a man back from beating his wife.

Provenance

Harley and Stephen C. Osman, Stamford, Connecticut; lent to present collection, 2014; Jamie Osman Handwerker and Haim Handwerker, New York, New York; given to present collection, 2014.

Old Number

LF-PW-035.02; EL.2014.80.32

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