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El Señor de Papantla (The Man from Papantla)
  • Manuel Alvarez Bravo
    1902–2002
    born: Mexico City, Mexico ; died: Mexico City, Mexico ; active: Mexico
  • El Señor de Papantla (The Man from Papantla), 1934–1935
  • Photographs by Manuel Alvarez Bravo portfolio
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23.6 x 18.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/4 x 7 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick M. Myers
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0150
Description
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Black-and-white image of a man at center, leaning up against a wall in background. Man wears white pants and striped shirt. His arms are crossed and he carries a hat in left hand and purse/bag in right hand.