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Mexico, 1963

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Mexico (made)

  • Date:

    1963-4 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black and white photograph

  • Museum number:

    PH.736-1978

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Black and white photograph depicting a group of farm workers and oxen amongst piles of grain. The workers are young men and boys, holding simple traditional tools. They all smile as one flings a spade full of grain into the air, which hangs above his head in a column.

Place of Origin

Mexico (made)

Date

1963-4 (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 farm workers and oxen amongst piles of grain. Mexico, 1963-4.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Farming; Cattle; Harvest; Oxen; Animals; Workers; Grain; Farmers; Agricultural; Tools

Categories

Photographs; Agriculture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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