The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Man and woman sitting on running board of car]

Object Details

Title:

[Man and woman sitting on running board of car]

Artist/Maker:

John William Piper (American, 1873 - 1946)

Culture:

American

Place:

United States (Place Created)

Date:

about 1920–1930

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2009.141.127

Dimensions:

13.4 × 7.9 cm (5 1/4 × 3 1/8 in.)

Credit Line:

Gift of Sharon and Michael Blasgen and Michael Wilson

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Object Description

A man and woman sitting on the running board of a car. The woman is wearing a patterned dress with Mary Jane shoes. The man is wearing overalls and is smoking a pipe. He has one leg crossed over the other and a cap resting on his raised knee.

Provenance
Provenance
- 2002/2006

Gail Pine, American, born 1951 (Santa Barbara, California) and Jacqueline Woods, American, born 1965 (Ventura, California), sold to Michael and Sharon Blasgen and Michael Wilson, 2002 - 2006.

2002/2006 - 2009

Michael Blasgen (Los Gatos, California)

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Sharon Blasgen, died 2018 (Los Gatos, California) and Michael G. Wilson (London, England; Los Angeles, California), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009.