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signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: Ken Kesey'd come to New York to perform his Bear myth Cantata / at Lincoln Center, I visited at midnight his room Hotel Excelsior 81st / Street near Planetarium, he held still a second in lamplight, said he / had second thoughts about his former Monotheist faith after bus-crash de- / mise of his athlete son. December 14, 1989.; on verso, by unknown hand, top left in graphite: #73 VE; top right in graphite circled: #98; upper center in graphite: #1253/40,027 / Brian Graham print; lower center in graphite: page 89; lower left in graphite: X; lower center in graphite: Neg # 3 12/14/89; lower right in graphite circled: MS; lower right in graphite: AGI96 28; bottom left in graphite: GD-AG-276; bottom right in graphite: GDC-819; bottom right in graphite: 39%

Provenance

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

Associated Names
Davis, Gary S.
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