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Calvario Patzcuaro
  • Paul Strand
    1890–1976
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: Orgeval, France
  • Calvario Patzcuaro, 1940
  • Mexican Portfolio
  • Where object was made: United States
  • photogravure
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 40 x 31.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 3/4 x 12 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase, © Aperture Foundation Inc., Paul Strand Archive
  • Not on display
  • 1973.0227.12
Description
Literature

Black-and-white image of a photobox with four statues inside. The male figure in the center foreground (identified as Christ) has blood running down his body. Only his lower body is covered. There are two female and one male figure, behind the central figure. The female figure on the left is holding the hand of the central figure. The female figure in the center background is holding a cross. The male figure on the right has his hands pressed against his chest.