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Two Women Making an Offering to a Statue of a Goddess, Brazil
  • Sebastião Salgado
    born 1944
    born: Aimorés, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Two Women Making an Offering to a Statue of a Goddess, Brazil, 1980
  • Where object was made: Brazil
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 26.4 x 17.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 3/8 x 7 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30.3 x 23.4 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 15/16 x 9 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Joyce and Don Omer
  • Not on display
  • 2013.0245
Description

Large statue figure of a female saint with outstreched hand wearing a long gown and an upright cross on the top of her head, her hair is long, dark, and loose, below the figure’s pedestal, one shrouded figure appears to be praying, another woman waits beside her.