Gelatin silver print (printed by Neil Selkirk)
sheet: 20 x 16 inches (508 x 406 mm); image: 14 7/16 x 14 7/16 inches
Purchased on the Horace W. Goldsmith Fund for Americana, 2008.
Ed. #17/75 The two poets had been friends for twenty years when Arbus took this photograph on the occasion of a reading by Auden at the Guggenheim Museum, moments before Moore introduced him to the audience. It was published in Harper's Bazaar in April 1964 as part of the article "Affinities," devoted to portraits of creative partners.