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  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Date:

    1934 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cartier-Bresson, Henri, born 1908 - died 2004 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver bromide print

  • Museum number:

    PH.731-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 918, box N

Physical description

Silver bromide print depicting an anonymous couple making love on a bed. The image is slightly out of focus and their heads are not visible. It could be possible that the two people are both female.

Date

1934 (made)

Artist/maker

Cartier-Bresson, Henri, born 1908 - died 2004 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Silver bromide print

Dimensions

Width: 39.5 cm, Height: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

Silver bromide print by Henri Cartier-Bresson depicting a couple making love on a bed. Mexico, 1934.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Bromide; Photography

Subjects depicted

Homosexuals; Couples; Sexual; Lesbians; Beds; Lovers

Categories

Photographs; Gender and Sexuality

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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