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Texas Prison

Danny Lyon (American, born in 1942)


Image: 16 x 23.6 cm (6 5/16 x 9 5/16 in.) Sheet: 20.2 x 25.3 cm (7 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View




By 2011, Howard Greenberg, Photofind Gallery. December 19, 2011, Christie’s auction #2524, lot #292, to Elizabeth and Michael Marcus; 2016, gift of Elizabeth and Michael Marcus to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 9, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Michael W. and Elizabeth Marcus