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untitled (Madalyn Murray)
  • Diane Arbus
    1923–1971
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • untitled (Madalyn Murray), 1964
  • contact sheet for "Nevertheless, God Probably Loves Mrs. Murray," created for Esquire magazine, October 1964
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20.3 x 25.4 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 x 10 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0948
Description
Exhibitions

Twelve frames in three strips of negatves depicting a female figure (identified as Mrs. Murray) standing in her kitchen in front of a door and window. In the foreground is a table at right and a stove at left. Six frames are of Mrs. Murray alone; two are of Mrs. Murray and one boy; four are of Mrs. Murray with two boys.