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signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: Fine-bearded Ilja Koutiek [sic] & his wife, center, at home with his circle of friends, philologists, translators, / poets & philosophy teachers, Moscow December 16, 1985. Dostoyevski [sic]- eyed youth in striped sweater / had gone absent without leave for the evening from the Army to meet me and ask after Neal Cassady, / Kerouac's hero _On the Road_.; on verso, by unknown hand, lower right in graphite: 12/17/85 / Book 7 #28 / Neg 27A; bottom center in graphite: GD-AG-315; bottom right in graphite: GDC-642

Provenance

Allen Ginsberg Estate; Gary Davis, Greenwich, CT; gift to NGA, 2016.

Associated Names
Davis, Gary S.
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