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The Brown Sisters, Brighton, Mass.
  • Nicholas Nixon
    born 1947
    born: Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • The Brown Sisters, Brighton, Mass., 1983
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20.3 x 25.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 x 9 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20.3 x 25.2 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 x 9 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0038

Black and white image of four women in an outdoor setting. The women in the left and right edges of the image are closest to the viewer, and all of the women are visible from waist-length. The woman in the left side of the image has shoulder-length, dark, wavy hair, and she is wearing a white, buttoned shirt. The second woman from the left side of the image is wearing a white, buttoned shirt, a necklace with large beads, and she has short, dark hair. The woman who is the second from the right side of the image is wearing a white shirt and she has wavy, light-colored, shoulder-length hair. The woman in the right side of the image is wearing a light-colored shirt with a floral pattern, and she has dark, wavy, shoulder-length hair. There is clear sky visible in the background.