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Nancy Wells, Danville, Virginia

Artist:
Emmet Gowin (American, born 1941)
Date:
1969
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 13.7 x 17.4 cm (5 3/8 x 6 7/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.441.1
Not on view
Inscription: Titled, inscribed, and signed by artist in pencil on print, verso C: "NANCY WELLS, DANVILLE, VIRGINIA, 1969 // #2 OF THREE AZO PRINTS: NOV. 1977 // EMMET GOWIN"; inscribed by artist in pencil, verso TRC, BRC: "(3) blu. light - 5.6 1 1/2 m. // gel 1:1 - 3 min", "$500 -"
[...]; Private collector, New York

Gowin, Emmet. Emmet Gowin: Photographs. 1st ed. New York: Knopf, 1976. p. 24.

Gowin, Emmet. Emmet Gowin Photographs. 1st U.S. trade ed. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1990. p. 38.



Print date is November 1977 per artist's inscription on print verso. Subject is artist's niece. Note that title is per inscription on print verso; the artist's published title leaves off the subject's family name.
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