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Inscription

Signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: Larry Rivers with his portrait of John Ashbery's poem "Pyrography" 1977, his studio Southhampton, L.I. He worked out with weight-lift instructor that afternoon, as well as cut forms for 3-D styrofoam-paint-canvas construction, July 7, 1985.; on verso, by artist's hand, upper center in graphite: 393/13,727 / 7/7/85 / Print 9/30/90 SK / Signed 10/1/90 AG

Provenance

Allen Ginsberg Estate; Ellen and Gary Davis, Greenwich, CT (through Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York); gift to NGA, 2008.