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Church, Coapiaxtla
  • Paul Strand
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: Orgeval, France
  • Church, Coapiaxtla, 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
  • 1973.0227.02

Black-and-white image of a tall archway leading to the front of a church. The archway and church are made of stone, and there are two statues of figures on each side of the archway. At the top there is a large cross, which is partially cut off by the top of the image. There is a black, iron gate in the archway, which is open. The church has a single, arched doorway and a large, rectangular window above the doorway.