Lafayette Theater 2, Harlem, from the series Harlem Document

Aaron Siskind, American, 1903 - 1991

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negative 1938; print 1981

Gelatin silver print

Image: 11 3/4 × 8 7/16 in. (29.9 × 21.5 cm)

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

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Howard Greenberg

2018.38.6

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in black ink, lower right: Aaron Siskind; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, bottom edge left to right: Harlem 1938 LaFayette Theatre 2 16.53 H.D.; 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.

Old Number

0112708-111

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