Oct 22, 2020 - Sale 2548

Sale 2548 - Lot 133

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
ALLEN GINSBERG (1926-1997)
Jack Kerouac looking in barroom doorway. Silver print, the image measuring 8x12 inches (20.3x30.5 cm.), the sheet 11x14 inches (27.9x35.6 cm.), with the Ginsberg Trust hand stamp, with Bob Rosenthal's signature, on verso. 1953; printed 1984-97

Additional Details

Ginsberg later captioned this photograph as "Jack Kerouac wandering Lower East Side after visiting W.S. Burroughs at our 206 East 7th Street pad Apt. 16, time of Subterraneans writing, pencils & notebooks in wool shirt pocket, sacred visage as I saw him, handsome intelligent face, looking into storefront or barroom doorway across from Tompkins Park near Avenue A corner, New York, Fall 1953."