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Collective farm, outskirts of Moscow

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Russia (made)

  • Date:

    1954 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black and white photograph

  • Museum number:

    PH.657-1978

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Black and white photograph depicting a man lying on his front on a bank by a herd of cows and goats, on a collective farm near Moscow. The bank runs down to a stretch of shallow water, in which a band of horses stand.

Place of Origin

Russia (made)

Date

1954 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Black and white photograph

Dimensions

Height: 38 cm Mount, Width: 53 cm Mount, Height: 30 cm Image, Width: 40 cm Image

Descriptive line

Black and white photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson depicting a man reclining on a bank by a herd of cows and goats, on a collective farm near Moscow. Russia, 1954.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Agriculture; Cows; Farmers; Farms; Rural scenes

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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