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Inscription

Signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: W.S. Burroughs in his London Burberry raincoat purchased by BBC., here March 30, 1985 at opening of Francesco Clemente's painting show Castelli Gallery - the artist's figure hand outstretched behind Bill's left shoulder.; on verso, by unknown hand, across lower center in graphite: GD-AG-166; lower right: GDC-576; across upper left: # 320/12,093; across upper right: 3/30/85 BK 3 # 11 env 2 [lightly crossed out]

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. 93.