signed and captioned by artist, across bottom in black ink: Dorothy Norman (b. 1903-), Philadelphia, libertarian editor, author intimate of Nehru, Indira Gandhi /often stayed in her house on East 70th Manhattan, I met Martin Luther King in this same room, Companion / of Alfred Stieglitz who photographed her form so many times her hands, her own photographs of him are seen / in several books. I used to visit here, eat cookies & drinks tea, several times a year. Still Alive 1995! / Allen Ginsberg; on verso, artist's stamp across center in black ink: Photograph By / Allen Ginsberg / COPYRIGHT 1994 NYC / ALL RIGHTS RESERVED / Fax 212-675-1686; by unknown hand, top left in graphite: X; bottom left: #689/22621; bottom center: GD-AG-256; bottom right: [underlined twice] first / X A [strikethrough] 1/7/87; NY #19 / GDC-832
Gary and Ellen Davis, Greenwich, CT; gift to NGA, 2011.