DIANE ARBUS | ‘PUERTO RICAN WOMAN WITH A BEAUTY MARK, N. Y. C.’
‘PUERTO RICAN WOMAN WITH A BEAUTY MARK, N. Y. C.’
gelatin silver print, signed, titled, dated, and editioned '34/75' by Doon Arbus, the photographer's daughter, in ink and with the 'A Diane Arbus Photograph,' copyright, and reproduction rights stamps on the reverse, framed, a Ginny Williams Collection label on the reverse, 1965, printed posthumously by Neil Selkirk (Aperture, unpaginated)
15 by 14¾ in. (38.1 by 37.5 cm.)
This print, on double-weight Agfa paper, is in generally excellent condition. There are a few deposits of retouching, likely original, visible under very close examination. On the reverse, there is a tiny foxmark. 'RMG# A8905.100-0' and '12/89' are written in an unidentified hand in pencil.
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Robert Miller Gallery, New York, 1992
Denver and Aspen, Ginny Williams Gallery, Diane Arbus and Manuel Neri, February – April 1992
Aspen Art Museum, Artist as Shaman, Shaman as Artist, February - April 1994