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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:

    Black and white photograph

  • Museum number:

    PH.778-1978

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Black and white photograph depicting a group of four bare chested men carrying a woman who appears to be in distress. It is probably part of the Balinese Barong dance.

Place of Origin

Bali (made)

Date

1949 (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 a group of men carrying a woman in distress, probably as part of the Barong dance. Bali, 1949.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Customs; Performance; Barong; Ritual; Pain; Culture; Dancers; Dance

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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