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The Beautiful Clown

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John Gutmann was born in Silesia, in what is today Poland. He immigrated to the United States in 1937, settling in San Francisco. Having worked as a photojournalist in Berlin, he was drawn to the lively social mix of his newly adopted city and was inspired to document what struck him as the...

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Inscription

Verso, l. l., in graphite: c/ The Beautiful Clown/ 1940; Verso, l. r., in graphite: J. G.; Verso, u. l., and repeated u. r., in graphite: 443.4

Provenance

Castelli Graphics, New York; purchased April 1991.

Credit Line

Gift of Eric G. Carlson in honor of Gustav G. Carlson and Sophie M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

Collection Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona © 1998 Arizona Board of Regents

1940

Dimensions

Image/Sheet: 21.8 x 19.8 cm (8 9/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.359

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

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