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[Storyville Portrait]

Artist:
E. J. Bellocq (American, 1873–1949)
Printer:
Lee Friedlander (American, born Aberdeen, Washington, 1934)
Date:
ca. 1912, printed 1980s–1990s
Medium:
Gelatin silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation and Alfred Stieglitz Society Gifts, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.1003
Not on view
Inscription: Printer's stamp in black ink on print, verso C: "PHOTOGRAPH BY E. J. BELLOCQ // New Orleans Circa 1911 - 13 // COLLECTION LEE FRIEDLANDER // This print was made by Lee Friedlander on gold // toned P. O. P. This photograph is not released for // publication or for commercial use of any kind. // For permission communicate with Lee Friedlander, // 44 So. Mountain Road, New City, N. Y. 10956" [Lee Friedlander's signature over stamp in pencil]; inscribed in pencil on print, verso BL: "10"; dealer's inventory number inscribed in pencil on print, verso: BR: "EJB0809.Y(a)"
Lee Friedlander; [Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco]

Friedlander, Lee. Storyville Portraits: Photographs from the New Orleans Red-Light District, circa 1912, edited by John Szarkowski. New York: Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1970. no. 17.

Szarkowski, John, ed. Bellocq: Photographs from Storyville, The Red-Light District of New Orleans. New York: Random House, 1996. p. 11, cover.



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