Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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San Francisco, California
  • Elliott Erwitt
    born 1928
    born: Paris, France
  • San Francisco, California, 1972
  • Son of Bitch
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20.3 x 35 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 x 13 3/4 in
  • Gift of H. M. G. Associates
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0141.27

Black-and-white image of a young boy, seated on a front doorstep, pouring white powder onto a dog. The dog is in the left side of the image, and it has long, white, shaggy fur. The boy is facing the left side of the image, and he has ear-length, straight, light-colored hair. He is wearing a dark, long-sleeved shirt and jeans. The steps are covered with small, light and dark spots. There is a dark door behind the boy and dog, with the address number attached to the center of the door.