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signed by artist, across bottom in black ink: Watching out my kitchen table window for five / years now, first leaves on ailanthus trees, rainy day / strong wind—I’d snapped photos nearly every week watching the / seasons change—here May 18, 1989 from East 12th Street, Lower / East Side Manhattan. Allen Ginsberg; on verso, center stamped in black ink: Photograph By / Allen Ginsberg / COPYRIGHT 1994 NYC / ALL RIGHTS RESERVED / Fax 212-675-1686; by unknown hand, center in graphite: Caption 10/30/94 / AG; lower right stamped in black ink with notations in blue ink: PHOTO INFORMATION: / YEAR 5/12/89 / LOCATION New York / IMAGE # 36,840 / SLEEVE # 1156 / PRINTED BY Sid Kaplin (10/94) / NOTE; bottom center in graphite: GD-AG-282; bottom right: GDC-700

Provenance

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