signed and captioned by artist, across bottom in black ink: Gregory Corso looking out his attic-room skylight 9 Rue Git-le-Coeur half block from Seine off Place St. / Michel. He'd finished first City Lights [underline] Gasoline, completed [underline] Marriage & Bomb, begun [underline] Power Poem, & was "elim- / inating" [underline] Death & Clown motifs (i.e. Probing Concepts), see [underline] Happy Birthday of Death volume 1960. Peter O & I / lived downstairs 3'd floor, Paris 1957. Allen Ginsberg; artist's stamp across center in black ink: Photograph By / Allen Ginsberg / COPYRIGHT 1994 NYC / ALL RIGHTS RESERVED / Fax 212-675-1686; signed by artist, bottom right in graphite: Signed 4/28/95 AG; by unknown hand, bottom center in graphite: PF 45139H GD-AG-64; bottom right: GDC-954
Gary and Ellen Davis, Greenwich, CT; gift to NGA, 2011.