The Kiss, Times Square

Lou Stoumen, American, 1917 - 1991



Gelatin silver print

Image: 8 1/16 × 11 15/16 in. (20.5 × 30.3 cm)

Sheet: 10 7/8 × 13 15/16 in. (27.6 × 35.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the artist in memory of Ralph Steiner, Class of 1921



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Copyright, Lou Stoumen, 1985; signed, on reverse, in graphite, upper left: Lou Stoumen; Inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, upper left: THE KISS (1982) / from TIMES SQUARE / 45 years / of photography / copyright 1985 by LOU STOUMEN

Exhibition History

In Spite of Everything, Yes, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 30-October 26, 1986; Meridian House International, Washington, D.C., June 25-September 10, 1987; Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, December 5, 1987-January 22, 1988.

Publication History

In Spite of Everything, Yes, Albuquerque, New Mexico, University of New Mexico Press, 1986, p. 67.


The artist, Los Angeles, Californa; given to present collection, 1988.

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