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Strolling Saint

Photograph
1991-1992 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

A photograph depicting a surreal street scene with an overcast sky. A saintly figure in white floats above the pavement and casts a shadow on the wall running down the street. A woman and child are walking up some steps whilst, on the right of the image, a man is standing under some plastic sheeting.

Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleStrolling Saint (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Iris' inkjet print on Arches paper, computer-generated image
Brief description
Photograph by Pedro Meyer, 'Strolling Saint' , 'Iris' ink-jet print on Arches paper, computer generated image, Mexico, 1991-1992
Physical description
A photograph depicting a surreal street scene with an overcast sky. A saintly figure in white floats above the pavement and casts a shadow on the wall running down the street. A woman and child are walking up some steps whilst, on the right of the image, a man is standing under some plastic sheeting.
Dimensions
  • Image height: 41cm
  • Image width: 62cm
  • Sheet height: 57cm
  • Sheet width: 78cm
Dimensions taken from Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1994
Marks and inscriptions
Signed in graphite below the image 'Pedro Meyer'. Numbered and dated in graphite below the image '1/50' and '1991/92'.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1994
Collection
Accession number
E.619-1994

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Record createdApril 3, 2009
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