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Blaze Starr at home
  • Diane Arbus
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Blaze Starr at home, 1964
  • published in Esquire magazine, July 1964
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 21.5 x 20.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/16 x 8 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0222

Black-and-white image of a woman wearing tight sweater and pants, posing in the center of a living room. The carpet in the room has a foliate design. There is a small, white dog to the right of the woman. There is a table behind the dog with a Buddha statue on top. There is a circular sofa/chair behind the woman and to the left. There is a doorway in the left background that looks into a room with chairs and a clock on the wall. There is a tree-like object growing up the wall by the door.