Exhibitions/ Art Object

[Mother and Child on Street with Open Fire Hydrant, New York City]

Artist:
Helen Levitt (American, 1913–2009)
Date:
1939
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
17.1 x 24.8 cm (6 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.1148
Rights and Reproduction:
© Estate of Helen Levitt
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed in pencil on print, verso C: "Helen Levitt CIRCA 1942 n.y."; inscribed in ink in the artist's hand, on print, recto LR: "THIS BLACK TRIANGLE IS PART of PICTURE [arrow pointing to black triangle in image]; inscribed in pencil on print, verso UC [sideways]: "Steichen"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso UC, C, LR: "RF," "[star]," "HL.446 J//I"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso C [erased]: "neg to come"
Edwynn Houk Gallery

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. "Helen Levitt," December 19, 1991–March 15, 1992.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Helen Levitt," April 1, 1992–June 28, 1992.

Smithsonian American Art Museum. "Helen Levitt," July 24, 1992–October 18, 1992.

Detroit Institute of Arts. "Helen Levitt," November 11, 1992–January 10, 1993.

Detroit Institute of Arts. "Helen Levitt," November 11, 1992–January 10, 1993.

Art Institute of Chicago. "Helen Levitt," February 4, 1993–May 2, 1993.

Presentation House, Vancouver, Canada. "Helen Levitt," May 31, 1993–July 29, 1993.

Presentation House, Vancouver, Canada. "Helen Levitt," May 31, 1993–July 29, 1993.

Seattle Art Museum. "Helen Levitt," August 20, 1993–October 13, 1993.

Seattle Art Museum. "Helen Levitt," August 20, 1993–October 13, 1993.

Utah Museum of Fine Arts. "Helen Levitt," October 31, 1993–December 12, 1993.

Utah Museum of Fine Arts. "Helen Levitt," October 31, 1993–December 12, 1993.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Helen Levitt," January 6, 1994–March 27, 1994.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Helen Levitt," January 6, 1994–March 27, 1994.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Johnson Gallery, Selections from the Collection 51," May 12, 2009–August 30, 2009.

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