Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1995.51
People
James Augustus Joseph Van Der Zee, American (Lenox, Massachusetts 1886 - 1983 Washington, DC)
Title
Chief Lee
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1924
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/281171
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 23.2 x 17.7 cm (9 1/8 x 6 15/16 in.)
sheet: 25.4 x 20.4 cm (10 x 8 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: James Van Der Zee, 1924
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: 1924 James Van Der Zee Chief Lee
  • inscription: negative: James Van Der Zee 1924
Provenance
George A. Violin, Dover, MA, purchased from G.W. Einstein Co., Inc., NY, gift to the Harvard University Art Museums, 1995.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Dr. George A. Violin
Copyright
© 1969 Van Der Zee
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
P1995.51
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions of Photographs, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, 04/29/2000 - 07/23/2000

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