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Peru, 1977 E, from the portfolio of 5 platinum prints "Five Peru Photographs"

Signed

signed, titled, dated and numbered in pencil in margin; 4/7 is written in pencil at lower right of paper label affixed to cover; colophon reads "Aaron Siskind/ Five Peru Photograph/1977/platinum prints made by John Rudiak, 1988/edition of 7"

Provenance

Late 1980s, sold by the artist, Providence, RI, to Gus Kayafas, Boston, MA; 1989, sold by Gus Kayafas to Wendy Tarlow Kaplan and Martin S. Kaplan, Waban, MA and New York, NY; 2011, gift of Wendy Tarlow Kaplan and Martin S. Kaplan to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 16, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin S. Kaplan and Wendy Tarlow Kaplan in memory of Pauline and Kenneth Germeshausen

1977, printed 1988

Dimensions

Image: 24.1 x 24.1 cm (9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.) Sheet: 50.8 x 40.6 cm (20 x 16 in.) Lender accessory: 45.1 x 37.5 x 1.3 cm (17 3/4 x 14 3/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1942

Medium or Technique

Photograph, platinum prints

Collections

Photography

Classifications

Photographs