Diane Arbus (American, New York 1923–1971 New York)
Gelatin silver print
Image: 39.9 x 38.7 cm (15 11/16 x 15 1/4 in.)
Purchase, Joyce Frank Menschel, and Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Gifts; Louis V. Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest; and Marlene Nathan Meyerson Family Foundation, Twentieth-Century Photography Fund, Diana Barrett and Robert Vila, Elizabeth S. and Robert J. Fisher, Charlotte and Bill Ford, Lita Annenberg Hazen Charitable Trust and Hazen Polsky Foundation Inc., Jennifer and Joseph Duke, Jennifer and Philip Maritz, Saundra B. Lane, The Jerry and Emily Spiegel Family Foundation and Pamela and Arthur Sanders, Anonymous, and The Judith Rothschild Foundation Gifts, 2007
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed by artist in ink, verso BC: “DIANE ARBUS. BIRD MASK 1967”; inscribed in unknown hands in pencil by MoMA registrar, verso BRC: “72.501”, “48 [encircled]”; inscribed in unknown hand in pencil, verso BLC: "17"
Arbus, Diane. Diane Arbus, edited by Doon Arbus, and Marvin Israel. New York, 1972. no. 48.
MMA title per standard published formulation , not according to title inscribed on this print.