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Ubud, Bali, 1949

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Bali (made)

  • Date:

    1949 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver bromide print

  • Museum number:

    PH.779-1978

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Black and white photograph depicting two bare-chested women at a market in Ubud, carrying baskets on their heads. One of the women is very old with a visible rib cage and a withered chest, while the other is young and holds her hand up to steady her basket. There are other baskets visible in the background, laden with fruit and vegetables.

Place of Origin

Bali (made)

Date

1949 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Silver bromide print

Dimensions

Height: 39.5 cm, Width: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

Black and white photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson depicting two women at a market in Ubud, carrying baskets on their heads. Bali, 1949.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Bromide; Photography

Subjects depicted

Baskets; Women; Vegetables; Load; Markets; Fruit; Shopping

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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