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Russian midget friends in a living room on 100th Street, N.Y.C. 1963

Diane Arbus (American, 1923–1971), Printed by Neil Selkirk (American, born in 1947)


Sheet: 50.8 × 40.6 cm (20 × 16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View




2005, sold by the estate of Diane Arbus to Jeffrey Fraenkel and Frish Brandt, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA; 2018, year-end gift of Jeffrey Fraenkel and Frish Brandt to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 20, 2019)

Credit Line

Gift of Jeffrey Fraenkel and Frish Brandt