Diane Arbus (American, New York 1923–1971 New York)
Gelatin silver print
Image: 38.8 x 37.9cm (15 1/4 x 14 15/16in.) Sheet: 50.8 x 40.6 cm (20 x 16 in.)
Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 1987
Not on view
Inscription: Stamped on print, verso TL, TC, TR: "Not to be reproduced in any way without // written permission from Doon Arbus."; "Copyright 1972 // The Estate of Diane Arbus"; and "a diane arbus print // doon arbus administrator"; numbered and inscribed: "#6667-2-3U-1620// Doon Arbus"
Jeu de Paume. "Diane Arbus," October 17, 2011–February 5, 2012.
Fotomuseum Winterthur. "Diane Arbus," March 3, 2012–May 27, 2012.
Arbus, Diane. Diane Arbus, edited by Doon Arbus, and Marvin Israel. Millerton, N.Y.: Aperture, 1972. no. 79.
Another vintage print of this image is in the Princeton University Art Museum collection. A gift of Hery Geldzahler, the print is inscribed in ink on the recto in the artist's hand: "3 WOMEN. (SCHOOL FOR THE MENTALLY RETARDED N.J.) ONE WATCHES, THE SECOND BEGINS A SOMERSAULT, THE THIRD LAUGHS. // 1969 DIANE ARBUS". 1970-71 date per Estate of Diane Arbus.