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on verso, signed by artist, lower right in graphite: Danny Lyon / OLD Miss / The Univ. of Mississippi / During Merdith's [sic] attempt to / integrate it / Sept. 1962; top left underlined: VTE; by unknown hand, upper right perpendicular: 7/25; upper right stamped in purple ink in rectangular border: Photography By / Danny Lyon / © 1969 MAGNUM PHOTOS / 72 West 45th Street, N.Y.C. 10036; upper right stamped perpendicular in black ink inside rectangular border: MAGNUM / PHOTO LIBRARY PRINT / NEW YORK. / [line] / LOG REF: [line] / TO BE RETURNED.; graphite annotation: [crossed out: 7173] 13594 / upper right stamped perpendicular: 2 2529; bottom left corner in graphite: JKG / #2; bottom center in red ink, reversed: Blacks: The Movement

Provenance

Danny Lyon, Clintondale, NY; Friends of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (through Simon Lowinsky Gallery, New York), 1994; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1994; acquired by NGA, 2015.

Associated Names
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Exhibition History
1994
Danny Lyon: Photo-Film, 1959–1990, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, February 5 – April 4, 1994
2006
Sight/Insight: Photographs from the Permanent Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, April 26 – October 29, 2006
2010
No Man's Land: Photography Across Categories, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, September 11, 2010 – January 30, 2011
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