Photograph by
Powell, Ricky, American, 1961 - 2021
Subject of
DeLeón, Idalis, American, born 1969
Date
1993
Medium
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 19 3/8 × 16 in. (49.2 × 40.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 14 × 9 1/2 in. (35.6 × 24.1 cm)
Description
A color photograph of Idalis Leon captured in New York City.
Leon is pictured standing in the center of the image, wearing a green ribbed turtleneck sweater and purple pants. Her proper right pointer finger is in her mouth and she holds a red-colored cocktail in a glass in her proper left hand. A few other individuals are partially visible in the dark background behind her. A handwritten inscription beneath the image reads [IDALIS LEON NYC '93 / (WE LIKED EACH OTHER...) along with the photographer's signature [Ricky Powell '03] at bottom right.
Place captured
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Eyejammie Hip-Hop Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
chromogenic color prints
Topic
Actors
Gesture
Nightlife
Photography
Popular music
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.132.385
Restrictions & Rights
© Ricky Powell
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd568f9fcf8-6076-414d-a3a4-db5e5e9fe1d2
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