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"...Un Pez que llaman Sierra" (A Fish Called Saw)
  • Manuel Alvarez Bravo
    born: Mexico City, Mexico ; died: Mexico City, Mexico ; active: Mexico
  • "...Un Pez que llaman Sierra" (A Fish Called Saw), 1942
  • Photographs by Manuel Alvarez Bravo portfolio
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 24 x 17.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 7/16 x 6 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick M. Myers
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0151
Label Text

Black-and-white image of a young girl standing on a dock in front of a small, overturned, wooden boat. She is holding a fish and wearing a knee-length dress, and her hair is covered with a black scarf. In the background there is a large body of water with boats and another shoreline in the distance.