signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: San Francisco "K." Commune feeds hundreds of homeless folk on Saturdays and their Small Free Inn Band / puts on a show, we had a private viewing when visiting Irving Rosenthal & Friends May 23, 1988-- in / their vegetarian-grain soup-kitchen, Jimmy Gutierrez in cap watching Jeannie- single hand to heart John / O'Brien first time in Curlers, Chandler hand raised in lyric surprise, shadow-eyed Gren behind music / stand. "I saw it in a millinery shop-window in 1928... They look like they're made of wax," Harry Smith noticed later.; on verso, by unknown hand, lower right in graphite: 991/31,742; lower right in black ink: ok; lower right in graphite: 5/23/88 / Neg #7; bottom center in graphite: GD-AG-285; bottom right in graphite: GDC-668
Allen Ginsberg Estate; Gary Davis, Greenwich, CT; gift to NGA (through Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York), 2017.