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Cristo, Thacochoaya, Oaxaca
  • Paul Strand
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: Orgeval, France
  • Cristo, Thacochoaya, Oaxaca, 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
  • 1973.0227.13

Black-and-white image of a group of figural statues. The most prominent figure in the center of the image (identified as Christ), has each of his hands "nailed" in the top corners of the image. He is nude from the waist up and has blood running down his body. There is a partial figure showing on the right and left sides. There are two figures standing behing the hanging figure.