5 October 1999
RUTH ORKIN (1921-1986)
Girl on Pipes...Tirza, 3 yr-old Kibbutznick, Israel (1951)
Gelatin silver print. Printed later. Signed, titled and dated in ink in the margin; copyright credit, titled and dated in pencil on the verso.
12 x 18.5/8in. (30.5 x 47.3cm.)
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