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Saul Steinberg 1946

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    New York (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1946 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black and white photograph

  • Museum number:

    PH.811-1978

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Black and white photograph depicting the cartoonist and illustrator, Saul Steinberg, reclining on a single mattress patio in front of a lawn. There is a small tabby kitten in front of his knee. Steinberg is smoking and wearing a plain boiler suit with heavy boots.

Place of Origin

New York (probably, made)

Date

1946 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Black and white photograph

Dimensions

Width: 39.5 cm, Height: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

Black and white photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson depicting the cartoonist and illustrator, Saul Steinberg, reclining on a patio with a kitten. USA, 1946.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Artists; Illustrators; Boiler; Portraits; Kittens; Smoking; Cats

Categories

Photographs; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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