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The Peloponnesus, Greece. 1954

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Greece (made)

  • Date:

    1954 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black and white photograph

  • Museum number:

    PH.726-1978

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Black and white photograph depicting a middle-aged man in a dishevelled suit, standing in front of a wall of 13 portraits depicting young men, some of whom are wearing military uniforms, and most are wearing moustaches. He is pointing at the base of one of the portraits and is in mid-speech, talking to persons or people outside the picture plane.

Place of Origin

Greece (made)

Date

1954 (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 man standing in front of a wall of portraits depicting young men, some wearing military uniforms. Greece, 1954.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Military; Men; Portraits; Lectures

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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