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Andrew Ratoucheff, actor, 56, in his Manhattan rooming house following a late show performance of his specialty: imitations of Marilyn Monroe and Maurice Chevalier singing "Valentina."
  • Diane Arbus
    1923–1971
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Andrew Ratoucheff, actor, 56, in his Manhattan rooming house following a late show performance of his specialty: imitations of Marilyn Monroe and Maurice Chevalier singing "Valentina.", 1960
  • published in Esquire magazine, July 1960
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 22.1 x 14.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 11/16 x 5 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0237
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Black-and-white image of a short male figure (identified as Russian midget, Andrew Ratoucheff) standing in a bedroom. The man is wearing a hat, coat and tuxedo. There is a part of a bed showing on the right side of the image. There is a curtained window behind the man.