New York 7
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1972.216
People
Aaron Siskind, American (New York, N.Y., USA 1903 - 1991 Providence, R.I., USA)
Title
New York 7
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1951
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
actual: 49.2 x 38.8 cm (19 3/8 x 15 1/4 in.)
Provenance
Light Gallery, 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
© Estate of Aaron Siskind
Object Number
P1972.216
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Publication History

Caroline A. Jones, Modern Art at Harvard: The Formation of the Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Collections of the Harvard University Art Museums, exh. cat., Abbeville Press/Harvard University Art Museums (New York, NY and Cambridge, MA, 1985), 132

James Cuno, Harvard's Art Museums: 100 Years of Collecting, Harvard University Art Museums/Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (Cambridge, MA, 1996), 305

Exhibition History

Modern Art at Harvard, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/21/1985 - 01/05/1986

Aaron Siskind: Toward a Personal Vision 1935-1955, The Art Gallery, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, 09/30/1994 - 12/11/1994

Chasing Shadows, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/1995 - 04/02/1995

HAA 1 Survey Course: Survey of World Art: Reproduction/Production, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 01/29/2005 - 04/10/2005

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

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