Lady and Lamp, Harlem, from the series Harlem Document

Aaron Siskind, American, 1903 - 1991

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negative 1940; print 1981

Gelatin silver print

Image: 11 1/8 × 8 in. (28.2 × 20.3 cm)

Sheet: 14 1/16 × 10 15/16 in. (35.7 × 27.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Howard Greenberg

2018.38.5

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, in black ink, lower right: Aaron Siskind; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, bottom edge left to right: Harlem 1940 Lady and Lamp 27.56 MCB; embossed, lower left margin: L [Light Gallery Blindstamp]

Provenance

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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