Signed, titled, dated with various agency stamps and annotations on verso. Signed, on reverse, in graphite, lower right: Leonard Freed; numbered, on reverse, in graphite, upper left: LFARB-30; inscribed, on reverse, in blue ink, upper left facing up: 66760; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, center left: 30676; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower left: 1962 NEGEV DESERT. ISRAEL.; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower left: UNIQUE; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, upper right: ISRAEL; inscribed, on reverse, in red ink: E-8-a; inscribed, on reverse, in blue ink, lower right facing up: 2607x; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower right: 4.5; stamped, on reverse, in purple ink, upper center: LEONARD FREED / Burg. Roëllstraat 209 / AMSTERDAM-W. (HOLLAND) / TELEF. 13 47 23; stamped, on reverse, in blue ink, lower center: MAGNUM / PHOTO LIBRARY PRINT / NEW YORK / LOG REF. / TO BE RETURNED.; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, lower left: c [encircled] Leonard Freed-Magnum; label, on reverse, inscribed, in black ink, upper center: C2 86869; label, on reverse, printed, lower center: M11o/2 Der Lehrer in der Wüste / Ein Beduinenvater sieht durch Fenster in die Klasse, neugierig, / intressiert und vielleicht ein bisschen wehmütig, dass er als Kind / nicht lesen und schreiben lernen konnte und es nicht versteht, mit / den wunderlichen Büchern, Farbstiften, Linealen usw. umzugehen. [The teacher in the desert / A Bedouin father looks through a window into a classroom, curious, interested and perhaps a bit wistful that he couldn't learn to read and write as a child and that he doesn't understand how to deal with the wondrous books, colored pencils, rulers, etc.]
Harley and Stephen C. Osman, Stamford, Connecticut; lent to present collection, 2014; Ellen, Scott, Jake and Lily Osman, New York, New York; given to present collection, 2014.
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