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Retrato de lo Eterno (Woman Combing Her Hair)
  • Manuel Alvarez Bravo
    1902–2002
    born: Mexico City, Mexico ; died: Mexico City, Mexico ; active: Mexico
  • Retrato de lo Eterno (Woman Combing Her Hair), 1932–1933
  • Photographs by Manuel Alvarez Bravo portfolio
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23.8 x 18.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/8 x 7 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick M. Myers
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0153
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Black-and-white image of woman in a poorly lit area. Woman wears a nightgown and is combing her very long hair. She sits on a wood plank floor and there is a blanket in background.