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signed by artist, across bottom in black ink: Herbert E. Huncke age 69 retired from the street on methadone program, head / tilted wise-eyed for wry conversation, about to say something charming, flat- / tering or honest at the kitchen table New York March 1984. Allen Ginsberg; on verso, by unknown hand, upper left in graphite: T61; upper center: first; upper right circled: #47; center inverted and circled in black pencil crayon: 23; center: BK 1 #9B / March 84; center in graphite: 183/8279; center right perpendicular: 54; lower center: page 82; lower right perpendicular: 1983?4? X; bottom left circled: 151; bottom center: GD-AG-367; bottom right: GDC-645 33

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Gary and Ellen Davis, Greenwich, CT; gift to NGA, 2012.

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