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Inscription

on verso, by unknown hand, top left in orange wax pencil: 17; by LIFE, top right stamped in red ink: USED IN LIFE APR 25 1949; top right in red pencil: p 67; along right edge perpendicular stamped in blue ink: 29029; by unknown hand, along left edge in graphite written over in blue wax pencil half-circled: S; center in graphite underlined: 67 / R45; by LIFE, center stamped in black ink: LIFE PRINT / BY / THOMAS [?] STYLES; by unknown hand, center in graphite circled: 1; center in orange wax pencil circled: FATH; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, bottom right corner in graphite: CGA#069

Provenance

Gordon Parks, New York; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1998; acquired by NGA, 2016.