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Do Tell

A work made of hand tinted gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of hand tinted gelatin silver print.

Date:

1930

Artist:

James Van Der Zee
American, 1886–1983

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Photography and Media

Artist

James VanDerZee

Title

Do Tell

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1930

Medium

Hand tinted gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower right, in yellow and pink pencil: "NYC VANDERZEE / 1930"; inscribed verso, upper center, in graphite: "TITLE, DO TELL..., 1930 / PHOTOGRAPHER: JAMES VANDERZEE / COPYRIGHT © BY DONNA MUSSENDEN VANDERZEE / ALL RIGHTS RESERVED / VINTAGE PRINT / CERTIFIED: Donna Mussenden VDZ / REPRODUCTION PROHIBITED WITHOUT / WRITTEN PERMISSION"; stamped verso, center, in purple ink: "G. G. G. PHOTO STUDIO, Inc. / 2065-7th AVE., N.Y.C." verso, center, upside-down, in purple ink: "G. G. G. PHOTO STUDIO, Inc. / 2065-7th AVE., N.Y.C." inscribed verso, lower center, in graphite: "PF 32928"; verso, lower right, in graphite: "TR 675-2000"

Dimensions

24.4 × 19.3 cm (image); 25.2 × 20.1 cm (paper)

Credit Line

The Mary and Leigh Block Endowment Fund

Reference Number

2002.99

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