© Heirs of James Van Der Zee
Title: Play Boy
Date: 1934
Artist: James Van Der Zee
American, 1886–1983
Medium: gelatin silver print with white highlights
irregular sheet: 9 5/8 x 7 15/16 in. (24.4 x 20.2 cm)
Credit Line: Museum Shop Fund
Object Number: 193:1989
Place made: New York, New York, United States
Place depicted: New York, New York, United States
Current Location: Not On View
Signed: on recto, l.l., inscribed in negative: Van der Zee/NYC/1934 (per examination by V. Rudy-Valli, July 26, 2005)
- 1989
Photofind Gallery, New York, NY

1989 -
Saint Louis Art Museum, purchased from Photofind Gallery [1]

[1] Invoice from Photofind Gallery dated October 3, 1989 [SLAM document files]. Minutes of the Collections Committee of the Board of Trustees, Saint Louis Art Museum, November 16, 1989.
Exhibition History
Title: 160th Anniversary of African American Photographers
Date: January 2 – June 30, 2000
Venue: Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History
Title: African American Art: Photographs from the Collection
Date: April 15, 2005–July 24, 2005
Venue: Saint Louis Art Museum
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