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Inscription

on verso, signed by artist, center in graphite: Nathan Lerner/1939; stamped, upper left in black ink: Photo By Nathan Lerner / This Print For One Time Use Only; by unknown hand, upper right underlined in green ink: Focused Vision / Brown's Face - / 1939 / Please return to:; stamped, center right in black ink: NATHAN LERNER / 849 WEST WEBSTER AVENUE / CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60614; by unknown hand, center left circled in graphite: face; center left circled and crossed out: L; center: #2; center right: v.p.; stamped, lower center in blue ink with numbers in graphite: GROUP / 40; same line, stamped in blue ink with numbers in graphite: TAKE NUMBER / 054; lower center, stamped in blue ink with numbers in graphite: START DATE / 822; same line: PERCENTAGE / 107%; stamped, lower center, in blue ink with numbers in graphite: SIZE / COLUMN/PICAS / 4 x 55; by unknown hand, lower left edge in graphite: 026.179.3.00

Provenance

Nathan Lerner; Estate of Nathan Lerner, Chicago, 1997; gift to NGA, 2012.