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Inscription

on verso, by unknown hand, top right in red wax pencil: R6-2; by LIFE, along right edge stamped in blue ink: 35297; center stamped in purple ink: LIFE PHOTO / BY / GORDON PARKS; center stamped in red ink perpendicular: REPRODUCTION FORBIDDEN / LIFE / THIS PHOTOGRAPH IS OWNED / BY LIFE MAGAZINE, PUBLISHED BY / TIME INCORPORATED, TIME & LIFE / BUILDING, ROCKEFELLER CENTER / NEW YORK 20, N.Y.; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, bottom right corner in graphite: CGA#178 [exhibition number for Half Past Autumn]

Provenance

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