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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1996.116
People
Weegee (Arthur Fellig), American (Zloczew, Austria (now Poland) 1899 - 1968 New York, New York)
Title
Black Man Sleeping on Bench
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
c. 1940
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/281196
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
26.8 x 33.8 cm (10 9/16 x 13 5/16 in.)
sheet: 28.7 x 35.6 cm (11 5/16 x 14 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • stamp: verso, center, black ink, stamp: PLEASE CREDIT WEEGEE FROM PHOTO-REPRESENTATIVES
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: # 40 ui PF2241
  • inscription: stamped in black ink on verso, center: PLEASE CREDIT WEEGEE FROM PHOTO-REPRESENTATIVES; inscribed in graphite on verso, LOWER LEFT: #40 UI PF2241
Provenance
George A. Violin, Dover, Massachusetts, purchased from G.W. Einstein, gift to the Harvard University Art Museums, 1996.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Dr. George A. Violin
Accession Year
1996
Object Number
P1996.116
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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