Roy DeCarava

American (New York City, New York, 1919 - 2009, New York City, New York)


1950; printed 1981
photograph | gelatin silver print
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    Roy DeCarava, Lingerie, 1950; printed 1981; gelatin silver print, 11 in. x 14 in. (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Purchase through a gift of Theodore and Phyllis Swindells; © Estate of Roy De Carava

11 in. x 14 in. (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)
Acquired 1997
Collection SFMOMA
Purchase through a gift of Theodore and Phyllis Swindells
© Estate of Roy De Carava


boys, signs, buildings, exteriors, doors, windows, stairs, fire escapes

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