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Inscription

Signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: Lafcadio & Peter Orlovsky their apartment in San Francisco Potrero Hill 5 Turner Terrace - Peter had brought his younger brother to stay with us and go to High School a year earlier, Kerouac wrote about these "Darlovsky Brothers" in _Desolation Angels_ - we took off later for Mexico with Gregory Corso to visit Kerouac same year 1956.

Provenance

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

Exhibition History
2010
Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg, National Gallery of Art, Washington; National Gallery of Art, Washington; Grey Art Gallery & Study Center, New York University, New York; The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, 2010 - 2013, no. 57.