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Inscription

on verso, stamped, upper left in black ink with blue pencil underlining: PEIPING ESSAY 48; stamped, perpendicular, upper left in black ink: DEC 22 1948; by unknown hand, center in graphite: general doctor - / cures warts?; stamped, perpendicular, lower left in black ink: LIFE PHOTO / BY / Bresson [artist's name in graphite]; lower center in graphite: 76 / 265 / 34; stamped, perpendicular, lower left in blue ink: 28316-B [letter in blue pencil]; stamped, lower center in black ink: LIFE PRINT / BY / PETER URBAN; lower center in blue pencil: x MEDICINE - DOCTORS - CHINESE / x CHINA - P&C; lower left in graphite: GDC-160 / PF 49171; lower right in graphite: (GD-TL-250)

Provenance

(Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York); Gary Davis, Greenwich, CT, purchased 2002; gift to NGA, 2012.