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Inscription

Signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: Evgeny Yevtushenko visiting, late at night, we stayed up till 3 am talking about which Russian writers had been repressed till that year's recent Glasnost movement, April 1986; on verso, by unknown hand, across bottom in graphite: GD-AG-160; lower right: GDC 507; across upper center: #569/ 18,659 Twelvetreest correct February 18; across upper right: April 86 - May 7 [possibly 9] /86 # 9 BK8 #33 [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. 82.