Lew Alcindor, Basketball Player, New York, May 2, 1963
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Artist:   Richard Avedon  
Title:   Lew Alcindor, Basketball Player, New York, May 2, 1963  
Date:   1963 (printed 1990)  
Medium:   Gelatin silver print  
Dimensions:   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)  
Credit Line:   The Alfred and Ingrid Lenz Harrison Purchase Fund and gift of the Richard Avedon Foundation  
Location:   Gallery Not on view  

Artist/Creator(s)     
Name:   Avedon, Richard  
Role:   Photographer  
Nationality:   American  
Life Dates:   American, 1923-2004  
 

Object Description  
  
Inscriptions:   Signature, Inscription, Edition and Stamp URC in negative, in white: [RA63045 P23-9]; LRC on back 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  
Classification:   Photographs  
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  
Creation Place:   North America, United States, , ,  
Accession #:   2011.15  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts