Exhibitions/ Art Object

[Boy in Doorway]

Artist:
Ralph Eugene Meatyard (American, 1925–1972)
Date:
1960
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
17.8 x 16.5 cm. (7 x 6 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1049
Rights and Reproduction:
© The Estate of Ralph Eugene Meatyard, Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco.
Not on view
Inscription: signed in ink by Meatyard's widow, verso, UL: "Madelyn O. Meatyard"; inscribed in pencil, verso, at upper edge: "4A-63-376 Mono page 72 Ed Rites// 1960"
Estate of Ralph Eugene Meatyard

Christopher Meatyard states that the boy in this photograph is one of his cousins (the artist's nephews) and that the correct date for the picture is 1960
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