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untitled (Bennett Cerf)
  • Diane Arbus
    1923–1971
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • untitled (Bennett Cerf), 1964
  • contact sheet for "The Long Happy Life of Bennett Cerf," created for Esquire magazine, March 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
  • 1980.0957
Description
Exhibitions

Twelve frames in three strips of negatives. Three frames depict a male figure (identified as Bennett Cerf) on sidewalk-each in a slightly different location. Nine depict Cerf seated at a table set with dishes and tea service in the foreground and a bay window in the background.