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in subject's hand, across center below image [photographically printed on sheet in black]: My dream was to become a school teacher. / Mrs Stone is rich. / I have talents but not opportunity. / I am used to standing behind / Mrs Stone. / I have been a servant for 40 years. / Vickie Figueroa; on verso, signed by artist, lower right in graphite: Jim Goldberg 1981


Jim Goldberg, San Francisco; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1994; acquired by NGA, 2015.

Exhibition History

Sight/Insight: Photographs from the Permanent Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, April 26 – October 29, 2006
Intersections: Photographs and Videos from the National Gallery of Art and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2016 - 2017, unnumbered catalogue.


Goldberg, Jim. Rich and Poor. New York, 1985: unnumbered.

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