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Untitled (Rose Cleaning Bathtub)

Gordon Parks held a deep-seated belief in photography as a tool for social change. Completely self-taught, he dedicated much of his long career to recording the lives of his fellow African Americans, discovering that the camera could be a powerful "weapon against poverty and racism." In the...

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Marks

Life photography stamp and notations verso GPar823

Provenance

Howard Greenberg Gallery, NY; G.W. Einstein Co., New York; 2002 sold to MFA

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

© Gordon Parks.

1967

Dimensions

33.8 x 23.7 cm (13 5/16 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.114

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Collections

Photography

Classifications

Photographs