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Doorway, An American Place

Artist:
Dorothy Norman (American, 1905–1997)
Date:
1930s
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
9.7 x 7.4 cm (3 13/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.211
Not on view
Inscription: Signed in pen on second mount, verso LC: "Dorothy Norman": photographer's stamp on second mount, verso LL: "ORIGINAL BY DOROTHY NORMAN"; titled in pencil on second mount, verso C: "Doorway // An American Place // 1930s"; inscribed in pencil on second mount, verso UR; LL: "28 [encircled]"; "DN 7328-C // DN 7278-C [crossed out]; inscribed in JCW hand in pencil on second mount, UR: "760. // Norman"
[Edwyn Houk Gallery to Waddell, January 31, 1984]; John C. Waddell

An American Place is the name of Alfred Stieglitz's gallery from 1929 to 1946.
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