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Gertrude Stein with Flag

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Gertrude Stein with Flag

20th century
234 x 161 mm (9.2 x 6.3 in.)

Carl Van Vechten, American, (1880–1964)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Gelatin silver print
Marks: Signed in ink on mount, below lower left corner of photograph: “Carl Van Vechten”; inscribed in black ink on verso: “Gertrude Stein / New York”; stamped in blue ink on verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY CARL VAN VECHTEN / CANNOT BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT PERMISSION”; inscribed in red ink after stamped “Date”: “January 4, 1935”; inscribed in red ink after stamped “Number”: “XXIVg:41”
Bibliography: Nancy Kuhl, Extravagant Crowd: Carl Van Vechten’s Portraits of Women (New Haven, CT: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, 2003), pp. 52–55; see Edward Burns, The Letters of Gertrude Stein and Carl Van Vechten, 1913–1946 (New York: Columbia University Press, 1986); see also New York Public Library collection, Gertrude Stein: Part of a Life in Pictures by Carl Van Vechten.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 2013
Accession Number: 2013.21.1

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  • authors - Persons who write or otherwise compose books, articles, poems, plays, or other works which involve literary composition and are intended for publication. W [February 1993 related term added. December 1992 alternate term added.]
  • female portraits
  • flags - Use for pieces of cloth or other flexible material, usually attached along one side to a pole or cord, intended for such purposes as symbolizing a nation or organization, or as a means of signaling. RHDEL2 [June 1992 descriptor added.]
  • literature (writings)
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m

  • image Dimensions: 234 x 161 mm (9.2 x 6.3 in.)

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