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Signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: William Burroughs on roof of apartment house East Seventh Street where I had a flat, we were lovers those months, editing his letters into books not published till decades later (as _Queer_, 1985) Lower East Side Fall 1953.; on verso, by artist's hand, across upper center in graphite: Print Sid Kaplan 9/90 Signed Allen Ginsberg 9/27/90; by unknown hand, across lower center: 23/217

Provenance

Allen Ginsberg Estate; Ellen and Gary Davis, Greenwich, CT (through Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York); gift to NGA, 2009.

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. 39.