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Inscription

Signed by artist twice, lower right and upper left on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: Peter Orlovsky smoking Indian Hemp, November 1962 at Konarak beside fallen segment of stone sculpture; artist inscription on sheet, above image: Peter Orlovsky Konarak November 1962 Allen Ginsberg; on verso, by unknown hand, across left edge in graphite: GD-AG-381; in bottom left corner: GDC-826; across lower center: outside edge of page [?]; in lower right corner: 51 EC; across center: 1962 #57/1042 3Pr [?] 5 #38 B No Ned No. AG [inscribed in a circle, possibly by artist's hand] Page 33; in upper left corner: T43; across upper center: gutter; in upper right corner: #36 [inscribed in a circle]

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. 63.