Physical Details: Photographic print : 1 item : b&w ; 10 x 07 cm.
Creator: unidentified photographer
Description: Date based on fact that mural was completed 1934-1935.
The photograph depicts (L-R) Jules Langsner, Philip Guston, Reuben Kadish, and an unidentified man (standing).
The unidentified man has been previously misidentified as Sandy Pollock, based on a note on verso of photograph; and as David Alfaro Siqueiros based on a reproduction of the same photo in: Boime, Al. “Breaking Open the Wall: The Morelia Mural of Guston, Kadish and Langsner.” The Burlington Magazine 150, no. 1264 (July 1, 2008): 455. Two separate scholars have contacted the Archives to say this is not Siqueiros.
Note on verso (pen): Jules Langsner with Phil Guston; Rube Kadish; Sandy Pollock + ?; Mexico, 1940? [crossed out]; 1938?
"Sandy Pollock" is crossed out in pencil with pencil note: No according to Jason McCoy.
Forms part of: Jules Langsner papers, circa 1910-1998, bulk, 1950-1967
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Jules Langsner, Philip Guston, and Reuben Kadish with the mural Inquisition in Mexico, circa 1934 / unidentified photographer. Jules Langsner papers, circa 1910-1998, bulk, 1950-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 11860
- Artists at or with their work
- Guston, Philip
- Kadish, Reuben
- Langsner, Jules