This is a black-and-white photograph of a shirtless man in jeans flexing his arm.
He Worked Cruelly and Hard on That Flesh


Signed, titled, dated, and numbered in ink, recto

Gelatin silver print (Edition of 5)

12 x 8 inches (30.5 x 20.3 cm), image
14 x 11 inches (35.6 x 27.9 cm), sheet


Gary Scharfman, Costa (A Stonewall Inn Book/St. Martin’s Press: New York, 1995), plate 45, illus.

Work by Bill Costa (1944-1995)