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Los Remedios near Mexico City. 1963.

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Mexico (made)

  • Date:

    1963-4 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver bromide print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Silver bromide print depicting a middle-aged man with a violin and violin case. He is either taking the violin out or putting it away and is holding a bow. In the background are a group of boys seated around a wooden table, beneath a beer advertisement on the wall depicting a large bottle of Corona.

Place of Origin

Mexico (made)


1963-4 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Silver bromide print


Width: 39.5 cm, Height: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

Silver bromide print by Henri Cartier-Bresson depicting a man with a violin and violin case, in front of a group of boys and a beer advertisement. Mexico City, 1963-4.


Photographic paper


Bromide; Photography

Subjects depicted

Advertisements; Beer bottles; Bows; Boys; Musicians; Beer; Violins


Photographs; Musical instruments


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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