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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: 11 x 14 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0960
Description
Exhibitions

Six frames in one strip of 35mm negatives. Three depict a male figure (identified as Bennett Cerf) reading a newspaper; one is of Cerf standing outdoors with a truck in the background turning towards him; two are of mannequins and a woman standing to the left of them shot through a store window.