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Wife on Pillow
  • Emmet Gowin
    born 1941
    born: Danville, West Virginia, United States
  • Wife on Pillow, circa 1967
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9.9 x 12.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 3 7/8 x 4 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: National Endowment for the Arts
  • Not on display
  • 1975.0016
Label Text

Black-and-white, frontal bust image of a female figure lying with her head resting on a pillow. Her hair is dark and straight. She appears to be nude. The pillow has a floral pattern on it.