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Photograph of Edith Halpert, [ca. 1930]

Ray, Man, 1890-1976

Photographer, Painter, Printmaker, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 1 Photograph, b&w, 15 1/2 x 20 1/2 cm.

Summary: Photo of Edith Halpert taken by Man Ray. The photo is inscribed by Halpert to her friend, museum director James W. Foster: "To Jim Whose radiant warmth is the greatest stimulant I have experienced the the art world. With deep affection, Edith. P.S. The coat is reversible Man Ray missed the white side."

Biographical/Historical Note

Photographer. Halpert was director of the Downtown Gallery, New York, N.Y. and a friend of director of museum director, James W. Foster.


Donated 1978 by James W. Foster.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

A duplicate print is in the Downtown Gallery records, Archives of American Art.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Photograph of Edith Halpert, [ca. 1930]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.