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Inscription

signed by artist, across bottom in black ink: Mary Help of Christians R.C. Church facade with cornice pigeons out my / 4th floor living-room window, I’d lived in this apartment ten years then, / still there, cheap rent-controlled 437 East 12th Street New York September 29, 1985. Allen Ginsberg (4/28/95); on verso, signed by artist, lower right in graphite: Signed 4/28/95 AG; by unknown hand, upper left in graphite: #62 VE; center stamped in black ink: Photography By / Allen Ginsberg / COPYRIGHT 1994 NYC / ALL RIGHTS RESERVED / Fax 212-675-1686; by unknown hand, lower center in graphite: 465/15400 / 1985; bottom center: GD-AG-56; bottom right: GDC-881

Provenance

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