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Niño Orinando

Artist:
Manuel Alvarez Bravo (Mexican, 1902–2002)
Date:
1927
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
24.6 x 17.4 cm (9 11/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.500
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Not on view
Inscription: Signed in black ink on print, verso LR: "M Alvarez Bravo"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso LL: "RMG #B09011.169-0"
John C. Waddell

In 1929 at Tina Modotti's urging, Alvarez Bravo sent a portfolio of prints including this image to Edward Weston. Weston sent a letter back to the artist praising the work, in particular this photograph. See photocopy of letter in the object file.
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