The J. Paul Getty Museum

New Orleans, Louisiana

Object Details

Title:

New Orleans, Louisiana

Artist/Maker:

Leonard Freed (American, 1929 - 2006)

Culture:

American

Place:

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (Place Created)

Date:

1965

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2008.59.10

Dimensions:

25.3 × 35.8 cm (9 15/16 × 14 1/8 in.)

Copyright:

© Leonard Freed / Magnum Photos, Inc.

Credit Line:

Gift of Brigitte and Elke Susannah Freed

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Object Description

A group of workers sit on the ground next to a railway carriage as they eat their lunch. The people in the carriage look down through the windows at them. The workers sit around a type of outdoor stove.

Provenance
Provenance
1965 - 2006

Created by the artist, Leonard Freed, American, 1929 - 2006 (Garrison, New York), by inheritance to his wife, Brigitte Freed, 2006.

2006 - 2008

Brigitte Freed (Garrison, New York), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2008.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Freed, Leonard. Black in white America (New York: Grossman Publishers, 1969), pp. 80-81, ill.