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Lew Alcindor, Basketball Player, New York, May 2, 1963

Artist

Richard Avedon

Date

1963 (printed 1990)

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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Medium: Photographs | Gelatin silver print
Size: 13 13/16 x 11 1/8 in. (35.08 x 28.26 cm) (image)19 15/16 x 16 in. (50.64 x 40.64 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Signature, Inscription, Edition and StampURC in negative, in white: [RA63045 P23-9]; LRC on back, in pencil: [L.105.2-20] LRC of image in black area, in pencil: [Avedon]; on back, in pencil: [Avedon 20/25] on back, stamped in black: [Lew Alcindor / May 2, 1963 / 61st Street and Amsterdam Avenue / New York City / (copyright information) / Copyright (c) 1963 by Richard Avedon / All rights reserved. / Selenium toned.]
Physical Description: young black man wearing a basketball uniform with the number 33, holding a basketball in his PR hand; tall city apartment buildings in background
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Alfred and Ingrid Lenz Harrison Purchase Fund and gift of the Richard Avedon Foundation
Accession Number: 2011.15
Rights: Photograph by Richard Avedon ┬ęThe Richard Avedon Foundation
Artist: Richard Avedon, American, 1923-2004
Role: Photographer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1923-2004
Added to Site: November 11, 2011