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Mr. and Mrs. Monte Kay (Diahann Carroll and Monte Kay)
  • Robert Benton
    born 1932
    born: Waxahachie, Texas, United States ; active: United States
  • Mr. and Mrs. Monte Kay (Diahann Carroll and Monte Kay), 1962
  • published in Esquire magazine, October 1962
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8.3 x 12.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 3 1/4 x 5 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0431
Label Text

Black-and-white, close-up image of a man and woman. The woman (identified as Diahann Carroll) is on the left. The image only shows her right shoulder, a little bit of her upper chest and her head. She is wearing a beaded necklace. The man (identified as Monte Kay) is on the right. The image only shows his right shoulder and part of his head.