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Portrait of Perry Rathbone with Bartlett Head

Inscription

Typed and taped to the verso: Yousef Karsh photographs Perry T. Rathbone, Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in the surroundings of his museum. MR. Rathbone is one of eleven eminent art museum directors whose selections of cdreative photographs from the photography i the Fine Arts Collection will be on display at the Kodak Pavillion New York World's Fair, May 20-June 16, 1965."

Marks

Verso center Stamped: I1 429-; pencil 4/23A; pen B-4/23 A; Stamp Recto Photograph © Ivan Dmitri

Provenance

2003, Perry T. Rathbone, Boston, MA to his children Peter Rathbone, Eliza Rathbone, and Belinda Rathbone; December 31, 2011, gift of Peter Rathbone, Eliza Rathbone, and Belinda Rathbone, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Peter, Eliza, and Belinda Rathbone in memory of Perry T. Rathbone

1965

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.1 x 20.3 cm (9 7/8 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2179

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