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Inscription

on verso, signed by artist, bottom right corner in graphite: Robert Adams; bottom left corner: East of Eden, Colo.; by unknown hand, bottom center: 6B; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, bottom right: 1982.3.3

Provenance

Max B. Schwartz, American Telephone and Telegraph Company, New York; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1982; acquired by NGA, 2015.

Exhibition History
1979
American Images: New Work by Twenty Contemporary Photographers, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, October 13 – December 2, 1979, organized by the Bell System. Travelled until April 1982.
2003
Both Sides of the Street: Celebrating the Corcoran's Photography Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, April 12 – December 8, 2003
Bibliography
1979
Danese, Renato ed. American Images: New Work by Twenty Contemporary Photographers. Exh. cat. New York, 1979: 16, no. 6.
1980
Adams, Robert. From the Missouri West: Photographs by Robert Adams. New York, 1980: 14.