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signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: Ancient Hemlock, oldest tree across new beaver pond, near our / committee on Poetry Commune farm, Cherry Valley, N.Y., August 3, / 1987. Upstate New York was covered with Hemlock forests in the time of / James Fenimore Cooper -- cut down to supply charcoal for the big city.; on verso, by unknown hand, center in graphite circled: 29; lower center in graphite: # 863/28065; bottom left in graphite: X; bottom left in graphite: Neg 32; bottom center in graphite: 8/3/89; bottom center in graphite: GD-AG-289; bottom right in graphite: GDC-740

Provenance

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

Associated Names
Davis, Gary S.
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