Beauregard Under Plastic (1)

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Peter Hujar
1934-1987
1983
Gelatin silver print
sheet: 20 x 16 inches; image: 14 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches
Purchased on The Charina Endowment Fund.
2013.108:1.30
Provenance: 
Peter Hujar Archive, LLC., inventory number: EPH0254-2.
Inscription: 
Verso: stamp, "The Estate of Peter Hujar, Stephen Koch Executor, Printed by the Artist"; stamp, "Copyright 1987, The Estate of Peter Hujar, Not to be Reproduced Without Written Permission from the Estate"; stamp, "From the Estate #"; in pencil, "EPH 254-2"; signed in pencil, "Stephen Koch," in pencil "HUJ 195".
Summary: 

Full-length seated portrait of Beauregard, nude from the waist up, holding a dog and covered with a large plastic sheet. Taken in Hujar's studio.

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© Peter Hujar Archive, LLC, courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York and Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco