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Signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; signed by Peter Orlovsky, lower right below Ginsberg's signature; artist inscription, across bottom under image: Henry Schlacter, Kerouac's friend Al Sublette by Peter Orlovsky. Foster's Cafeteria S.F. 1955. Me on right.; on verso, by unknown hand, across lower center in graphite: GD-AG-227; lower right: 1955 #29/410; lower right corner: GDC-536 AG-226

Provenance

Allen Ginsberg Estate; Ellen and Gary Davis, Greenwich, CT (through Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York); gift to NGA, 2009.

Exhibition History
2010
Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg, National Gallery of Art, Washington; National Gallery of Art, Washington; Grey Art Gallery & Study Center, New York University, New York; The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, 2010 - 2013, no. 56.