Dorothy Tucker Seated Pensively in Chair

Dorothy Tucker Seated Pensively in Chair

With a pensive look on her face, Dorothy Tucker, born in August of 1899 on New York’s Staten Island, sits for her portrait. She was a constant photographic subject for her father, a high school physics teacher at Curtis High School on the island, who trained his camera on her from birth to late teens.

print notes verso: in graphite in presumed hand of artist:


Glued wall hanger centered on upper margin; strip of black tape along lower margin; adhesive residue along other margins indicating photograph at one time was in a wall frame.

print date estimated on known birth year of Dorothy Tucker. (Aug. 1899)

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Dorothy Tucker Seated Pensively in Chair

Image Dimensions11.9 x 8.0 cm

Support Dimensions17.8 x 12.7 cm spot-glued to black/brown cardboard mount