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Photograph

  • Date:

    ca. 1947-1967 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black and white photograph

  • Museum number:

    PH.757-1978

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Black and white photograph depicting an Asian woman posing, with one hand raised behind her head, outside a house built on a steep flight of steps leading up a hill. There are two men descending the staircase, which is flanked on the right hand side by tall palm trees.

Date

ca. 1947-1967 (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 an Asian woman posing outside a house built on a steep flight of steps leading up a hill. Possibly India, ca. 1947-1967.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Women; Houses; Steps; Staircases

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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