197923220001.0001.jpg

 

Edward Steichen

American, b. Luxembourg, 1879–1973

Paul Robeson

1933
Gelatin silver print
Image: 24.6 × 19.3 cm (9 11/16 × 7 5/8 in.)
Paper: 25.4 × 20.3 cm (10 × 8 in.)
Matted: 36 × 30.4 × 0.8 cm (14 3/16 × 11 15/16 × 5/16 in.)
Bequest of the photographer under the direction of Joanna T. Steichen
1979.2322.0001
Related Video
Inscriptionsrecto BL (inscribed on edge of negative): COPYRIGHT BY THE CONDE NAST PUB INC 1357-16

verso: (stamp) [address crossed out in pencil]: Photograph by
by Steichen 80 West 40th Street New York \ (in pencil) Paul Robeson
as 'The Emperor Jones.' N.Y. 1933 \ Photographer: Edward Steichen
Collection of The Museum of Modern Art 21 W. 53 NY 10019 \ Please
return to the Department of Photography \ The Museum of Modern Art 21
W. 53 NY 10019 \ 1610(?) \ case 21 \ [circled] 120
Terms
  • gelatin silver process
  • Gelatin silver print
  • actors
  • editorial photography
  • Robeson, Paul
  • contact print

Review and updating of the museum's collection data is ongoing.
Inclusion of an object in this database does not guarantee its availability for loan.
For permission to use images from the online collections, please contact Image Rights and Reproductions.