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Votos (Votive Offering)
  • Manuel Alvarez Bravo
    1902–2002
    born: Mexico City, Mexico ; died: Mexico City, Mexico ; active: Mexico
  • Votos (Votive Offering), 1969
  • Photographs by Manuel Alvarez Bravo portfolio
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18.9 x 24.3 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 7/16 x 9 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 17 in
  • Gift of Frederick M. Myers and Elizabeth Myers
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0185
Description
Exhibitions

Black-and-white photograph of a votive offering. Object is decorated with animals and winged figure. There are also flowers to form a border and a fringed decoration that hangs at bottom. Object appears to hanging from an archway.