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Kyoto, Japan
  • Elliott Erwitt
    born 1928
    born: Paris, France
  • Kyoto, Japan, 1970
  • Son of Bitch
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • 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
  • 1982.0141.09
Description

Black-and-white image of a street, lined on one side by a wall. There is a tall, thick pole in the center of the image, and a street sign attached to the pole. At the base of the pole, on the curb, there is a large, white dog lying in a cardboard box. The dog's head is raised as though it is howling or barking. In the left side of the image there is a wall, lining the street, and on the right side of the street there are storefronts. In the background, along the left side of the street, there is a group of figures.