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Inscription

Signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: Sea of Japan, returning after year and half in India, six-week stopover in Japan travelling with Gary Snyder & wife Joanne Kyger, we supped at Zen Temple nearby, Snyder snorkelled, my Kodak Retina probably in Joanne's hands, early July 1963.; on verso, by unknown hand, across lower right in graphite: GDC-885; across lower center: GD-AG-90; in lower left corner: C: A61-18; across lower left: Signed 10/20[?]/89 10/18/89 S. K.; in upper left corner: #32 VE; across upper left: 63/#61/#1185

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. 66.