Hallway, New York, 1953

  • Roy DeCarava, American, 1919 - 2009

Gelatin silver print

  • Framed: Image: 13 × 8 5/8 inches (33 × 21.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, with funds from Founders Junior Council and a National Endowment for the Arts Matching Purchase Grant

F1988.24

Department

African American Art

  • Shadows
  • Light
  • Gelatin silver process
  • Photographic gelatin
  • Corridor
  • Gelatin silver print
  • Ceiling fixture
  • Carpet
  • New york
  • New york

Provenance

1988-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Goldberg, Vicki. "Quiet, Tender Moments of Urban Melancholy." New York Times, February 11, 1996, 37 (ill.). James, Stephanie. "Extraordinary Shades of Gray: The Photographs of Roy DeCarava." Bulletin of the DIA 80, no. 1/2 (2006): 63 (ill.).

Rights Status

Roy DeCarava, Hallway, New York, 1953, gelatin silver print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, with funds from Founders Junior Council and a National Endowment for the Arts Matching Purchase Grant, F1988.24.