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ca. 1941 (printed 1977)
20th century
352 x 273 mm (13.9 x 10.7 in.)

Helen Levitt, American, (1913–2009)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Gelatin silver print
Edition: Printed 1977 by the artist for Russell G. D’Oench, Jr.
Marks: Signed in ink on mount, lower right: “Helen Levitt”; signed in pencil on verso, lower right: “Helen Levitt”; inscribed in pencil on verso, lower left: “N.Y. circa 1942”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Purchased by the donor from Witkin Gallery, 1977
Bibliography: Sandra S. Phillips and Maria Morris Hambourg, Helen Levitt (San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1991), pp. 24–25, fig. 14, fig. 48, plate 30 (compare different cropping by artist at different times); Helen Levitt: Crosstown, with introduction by Francine Prose (New York: Powerhouse Books, 2001), p. 63; published in magazine PM’s Weekly (March 2, 1941).
Credit Line: Gift of Russell G. D’Oench, Jr., 1991
Accession Number: 1991.30.35

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  • children (people by age group) - People in the earliest developmental stage of life. [August 1996 related term added. February 1995 descriptor changed, was "children". September 1993 related term added. November 1992 alternate term added. February 1991 scope note added.]
  • mirrors - Use for objects with a highly polished surface, often framed, which are designed to reflect images.
  • New York City - TGN 7007567 (“New York” preferred, “New York City” display; retained “City” for clarity)
  • Northeastern United States - TGN 4011496 (general region): The term typically refers to New England and the northern Atlantic seaboard, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.

Location Latitude: American, Longitude: D'Oench

  • sheet Dimensions: 352 x 273 mm (13.9 x 10.7 in.)

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