Signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: Bill Burroughs was in love, you can see the pain in his eyes, the longing. Assembling _Queer_ mss. 1953. 206 E 7 St N.Y.C. Working Proof; on verso, by unknown hand, across lower left in graphite: #13/128 BK5#10A [crossed out] 1953; across center left: Early print 1984 Raymond Foye Signed for show Holly Solomon Gallery # 789. ... [illegible initials or signature]; across lower center: GD-AG-141; across lower right, stamped in black ink: PHOTO INFORMATION YEAR___ [blank line] LOCATION___[blank line] IMAGE # 129 [number by unknown hand in graphite] SLEEVE # 15 [number by unknown hand in graphite] PRINTED BY___[blank line] NOTE___[blank line]; in lower right corner, by unknown hand in graphite: GDC 844
Allen Ginsberg Estate; Ellen and Gary Davis, Greenwich, CT (through Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York); gift to NGA, 2008.