Perry Riddle's depiction of the Beat poet Allen Ginsberg intimately conveys the comical spirit of this epic figure who was both a celebrity spirit and a literary icon.

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Photography Annual #9 ID 44-A 96% 44/45

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Perry Riddle (American) was a photographer for the Chicago Sun-Times and the Los Angeles Times. He was mentored by the former Topeka Capital-Journal photo editor Rich Clarkson, named by American Photo magazine as one of the 50 most influential individuals in American photography.

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Allen Ginsberg Close-up, 1960s
Lot Number 1
Ferrotyped gelatin silver print on single-weight paper of neutral tone
9.75 x 8 in (24.77 x 20.32 cm)
Stamped verso

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Perry Riddle
Allen Ginsberg Close-up
  • Dimensions
    9.75 x 8 in (24.77 x 20.32 cm)