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on verso, signed by artist, top center in graphite: Smelov Boris / "Любитель кислого"; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, bottom right: 1995.47.1


Boris Smelov, St. Petersburg, Russia; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1995; acquired by NGA, 2015.

Exhibition History

Changing Reality: Recent Soviet Photography, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, May 11 – July 7, 1991; Fine Arts Center, Cheekwood, Nashville, TN, September 19 – November 1, 1992; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY, January 23 – March 7, 1993; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, March 28 – May 9, 1993; Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA, January – February, 1994; Haverford College, Haverford, PA, March – May, 1994


Bendavid-Val, Leah ed. Changing Reality: Recent Soviet Photography. Exh. cat. Corcoran Gallery of Art and Art Services International, Washington, DC, 1991: 39.

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