Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.112
People
Richard Avedon, American (New York, NY 1923 - 2004 San Antonio, TX)
Title
Katharine Hepburn, actress, New York, March 2, 1955
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1955, printed 1988-1992
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/337644
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gelatin silver print
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
32.3 x 25.3 cm (12 11/16 x 9 15/16 in.)
sheet: 35.6 x 27.9 cm (14 x 11 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Verso, bottom center, in graphite: Avedon [over] A.P. [over] 3/3
  • stamp: Verso, bottom center, in ink: Katharine Hepburn [over] New York studio [over] March 1955 [over] This photograph may not be reproduced [over] without written permission of Richard Avedon [over] Copyright [copyright symbol] 1955 Richard Avedon [over] All Rights Reserved
Provenance
Richard Avedon, 1988-1992, to; [Gary Schneider and John Erdman, New York] (1988/1992-2011), gift/sale; to Harvard Art Museums, 2011. Note: Printed in collaboration with the artist or the artist's estate and retained by Schneider/Erdman per agreement.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Schneider/Erdman Printer's Proof Collection, partial gift, and partial purchase through the Margaret Fisher Fund
Copyright
© The Richard Avedon Foundation
Accession Year
2011
Object Number
2011.112
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Jennifer Quick, ed., Analog Culture: Printer’s Proofs from the Schneider/Erdman Photography Lab, 1981–2001, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2018), pp. 25, 28, fig. 10, ill. (b/w)

Subjects and Contexts

Analog Culture

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