Collection Artwork
George Platt Lynes (East Orange, New Jersey, 1907 – 1955, New York)
Thomas Mann, California
c. 1947
gelatin silver print
image size: 9 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.
paper size: 9 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.
mat size: 20 x 16 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
California, United States, North America
Stamped, verso, upper left: GEORGE PLATT LYNES / VOGUE STUDIOS
Inscribed in pencil, versp, upper center Thomas Mann (Calif)
Inscribed in pencil, verso, center: page 119 / 130% / 9 5/8 x 12
Stamped, verso, lower right, in oval: COLLECTION OF / PAUL CADMUS
Stamped, verso, lower right, twice (one partial): Collection of / Jon Anderson
Inscribed in pencil, verso, lower edge: Thomas Mann California LYN11061
Inscribed in ink, verso, lower right: 6 [in circle]

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
Pattern by Monica Andrews '19
Inspired by the exhibition 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.