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Joe Gould ("Joe Goold--Village Chadder" [sic])
9 1/4 x 7 1/4 in
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, May 22, 2007, #2115, Lot 333)
With Weegee's caption, in blue ink, on recto and his signature "Photo by Weegee" on verso.
Joe Gould, an authentic eccentric, was a fixture in the West Village beatnik scene, the inspiration for "New Yorker" journalist Joseph Mitchell's "The Secret of Joe Gould," and the lover of painter Alice Neel.