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Mae West
  • Diane Arbus
    1923–1971
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Mae West, 1965
  • "Mirror, Mirror, on the Ceiling: How'm I Doing?," published in Esquire magazine, July 1967
  • Where object was made: United States
  • dye transfer print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 49.2 x 32.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19 3/8 x 12 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0229
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Black-and-white image of a female figure (identified as Mae West) posing in a bedroom setting. She has full blonde hair and is wearing a negligee with fur cuffs. She is standing by a bed with her arms raised above her head. There is a short table beside the bed with a candlestick on top.