Facade, Unoccupied Building, Harlem, from the series Harlem Document

Aaron Siskind, American, 1903 - 1991


negative 1937; print 1981

Gelatin silver print

Image: 9 × 11 5/8 in. (22.9 × 29.6 cm)

Sheet: 10 7/8 × 14 in. (27.6 × 35.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Howard Greenberg



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in black ink, lower right: Aaron Siskind; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, bottom edge left to right: Harlem 1937 Facade Unoccupied Building 4.57 HD; embossed, lower left margin: L [Light Gallery blindstamp]


Light Gallery, New York, New York; Estate of Tennyson Schad (1930-2001); to his wife, Fern Magonet Schad; to Rick Wester Fine Arts, 2009; to Howard Greenberg, Irvington, New York; given to present collection, 2018.

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