Exhibitions/ Art Object

[Four Boys in "Beau Geste" Headgear, New York City]

Artist:
Helen Levitt (American, 1913–2009)
Date:
ca. 1940, printed 1980s
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
16.4 x 24.4 cm (6 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Stewart S. MacDermott Fund, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.1194
Rights and Reproduction:
© Estate of Helen Levitt
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed in pencil on print, verso C: "N.Y. CIRCA 1942 Helen Levitt"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso UR, LR, C: "69", "$700", "[star]"
Helen Levitt

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Faces from the Collection," January 1, 1987–May 1, 1987.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Few Are Chosen: Street Photography and the Book, 1936-1966," November 5, 2004–March 6, 2005.

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

Levitt, Helen. A Way of Seeing: Photographs of New York. New York: Viking Press, 1965. p. 10, 11.

Levitt, Helen. A Way of Seeing. Durham: Duke University Press, 1989. p. 8.



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