Artist Claude Cahun, French, 1894-1954
  • Self-Portrait
Date ca. 1927
Medium gelatin silver print
Dimensions Image: 4 5/8 × 3 1/2 inches (11.7 × 8.9 cm)
Sheet: 4 5/8 × 3 1/2 inches (11.7 × 8.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Albert and Peggy de Salle Charitable Trust and the DeRoy Photographic Acquisition Endowment Fund
Accession Number 1993.25
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, verso, lower right: CC16508-Z.
(Zabriskie Gallery, New York, New York, USA);
1993-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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Phillips, Christopher. To Imagine that I am Another. Art in America (July 1992): pp. 92-93, p. 92 (ill.).

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