PETER HUJAR | 'JOHN HEYS IN LANA TURNER DRESS (#1)'
'JOHN HEYS IN LANA TURNER DRESS (#1)'
gelatin silver print, the photographer's estate stamps, signed, dated, and annotated '862-6-8' and 'EPH458-1' by Stephen Koch, Executor, in pencil and with title and date in pencil on the reverse, framed, a Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, label on the reverse, 1979
image: 14⅝ by 14¾ in. (37.1 by 37.5 cm.)
framed: 22¾ by 22¼ in. (57.8 by 56.5 cm.)
This photograph, on double-weight Agfa paper, is in generally excellent condition. When examined closely in raking light, the following are visible: scattered tiny glossy deposits, possibly original retouching; and 2 sharp creases that do not appear to break the emulsion in the lower right quadrant.
There is minor soiling on the reverse. The photographer's estate copyright stamp is dated '87' in pencil. 'HUJ.126.1' is written in an unidentified hand in pencil.
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Peter Hujar: Speed of Life (Fundación MAPFRE and Aperture, 2017), fig. 35, p. 40 (variant)