Photo shows Smith, smoking a cigarette and working with hammer and chisel on a piece of marble. This item should be viewed with item 6074. 6074 is a note by Dorothy Dehner explaining the origins of this photograph. According to Dehner's note this photograph was taken as a publicity shot for a joint exhibit between herself and Smith at the Albany Institute of History and Art.
David Smith, ca. 1942 / unidentified photographer. David Smith miscellaneous papers, [ca. 1940]-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Current copyright status is undetermined
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560