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signed by artist, across bottom in black ink: Raymond Foye, who age 8 was Kerouac's newspaper delivery boy in Lowell, / Mass. later working for City Lights edited Bob Kaufman's books (also for New / Directions) & John Wieners' _Selected Poems_ for Black Sparrow; then senior Editor Han- / uman books, arranged my collaborations with Francesco Clemente & Cat- / alogued my photo negatives '47-'85, curated first photo show. Xmas 1986 / in Japanese restaurant 1st Ave + 10 street Manhattan. Allen Ginsberg; on verso, by artist's hand, lower right in graphite: signed 6/15/91 / AG; by arist's hand, lower right in graphite: 12/21/86 / Leica / NY # 30; by unknown hand, bottom center in graphite: GD-AG-300; lower right in graphite: GDC-730

Provenance

Gary S. Davis, Greenwich, CT; gift to NGA, 2010.