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In the Box - Horizontal
  • Ruth Bernhard
    born: Berlin, Germany ; died: San Francisco, California, United States ; active: United States
  • In the Box - Horizontal, 1962
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Paper Type: Agfa
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 45.5 x 60.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 7/8 x 23 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 60.96 x 81.28 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Ruth Bernhard
  • Not on display
  • 2009.0024
Label Text

A woman lies inside a cardboard box, her left forearm, left breast slightly visible; her right hip is slightly raised toward the viewer; her right knee resting over the left; her calves are not visible. Her eyes are closed, and she wears a slim headband in her hair. Her left arm reaches outside of the box.