Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Diane Arbus
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Transsexual, 1967
  • published in Esquire magazine, April 1967
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 28 x 26.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 x 10 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0224

Black-and-white image of a female figure (identified as a transsexual) seated on a sofa. Her proper right leg is curled up on the sofa.