Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Benito Mussolini Hung Upside-down Between His Mistress, Clara Petacci, and Achille Starace, Secretary of Italy's Fascist Party]

Artist:
Unknown
Date:
1945
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
24.2 x 17.6 cm (9 1/2 x 6 15/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joyce F. Menschel Gift, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.133
Not on view
Inscription: Stamped in ink on verso: "INTERNATIONAL NEWS PHOTO..."; stamped in blue ink on verso: "RECEIVED EXAMINER // REFERENCE LIBRARY // DEC 23 1945"; typed caption affixed to verso: "DEATH OF A DICTATOR..."

See scan of verso for complete inscriptions.
United Press International, Chicago (discarded); Henry Scheafer, Chicago; [Steven Kasher Gallery, New York]

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