Their Numbers Were Picked Out Of A Hat. They Were Just Chosen King And Queen Of A Senior Citizens Dance In N.y.c. Yetta Granat Is 72 And Charles Fahrer Is 79. They Have Never Met Before. 1970
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1972.10
People
Diane Arbus, American (New York, N.Y., USA 1923 - 1971 New York, N.Y., USA)
Title
Their numbers were picked out of a hat. They were just chosen King and Queen of a Senior Citizens dance in N.Y.C. Yetta Granat is 72 and Charles Fahrer is 79. They have never met before. 1970
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: A Box of Ten Photographs, 1970
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1970
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
sheet; actual: 50.8 x 40.8 cm (20 x 16 1/16 in.)
image: 38.1 x 36.5 cm (15 x 14 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • stamp: label affixed to the verso, upper left: [artist's stamp, inscribed?, see artist's file for a xerox of the label]
Provenance
Doon Arbus, New York, New York, sold to the Fogg Art Museum, 1972.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, National Endowment for the Arts Grant
Copyright
© The Estate of Diane Arbus, LLC
Object Number
P1972.10
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Exhibition History

Masterful Points of View, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/25/1979 - 05/30/1979

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Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted