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Untitled, [Child on Fire Escape], from East 100th Street series

1966–68, printed 1969
Bruce Davidson (American, born in 1933)


Sheet: 21.3 x 15.9 cm (8 3/8 x 6 1/4 in.) Framed (Between mounting board and plexi): 38.1 x 33 x 1 cm (15 x 13 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Photography




Verso, in graphite: Bruce Davidson


The artist, New York; to Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York; 2011, sold by Howard Greenberg Gallery to MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Haluk and Elisa Soykan and the Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund