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Inscription

Signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: Jack Kerouac the last time he visited my apartment 704 East 5th Street, Lower East Side. Gregory Corso was with him, he looked just like his late Father (discribed [sic] in _The Town and the City_ his first novel) - corpulent red faced W. C. Fields shuddering with mortal horror, grimacing on D.M.T. psychedelic I'd brought back from Timothy Leary's Millbrook Commune, Fall 1964.; on verso, by artist's hand, upper center in graphite: Fall / 1964 #68/1547 / SID Kaplan print / Signed A. Ginsberg 9/27/90


Provenance

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