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L'Innocent
  • Robert Doisneau
    1912–1994
    born: Gentilly, France ; died: Paris, France
  • L'Innocent, 1972
  • Where object was made: France
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 37.2 x 27.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 5/8 x 10 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0242
Description
Literature

Black-and-white image of a man looking at the head of a cow, hung in front of a storefront. The man is standing in the left side of the image, looking toward the head in the right side of the image. He is wearing a black beret and a dark jacket, and he has a thick, gray mustache. There is another figure behind the man, walking into a doorway in the left side of the image. The cow's head is hung on a peg by a metal hook and a short chain.