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Pierre Mac Orlan

Black-and-white photograph of a full-faced, light-skinned man in a white shirt with rolled sleeves holding a large accordian.

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  • Black-and-white photograph of a full-faced, light-skinned man in a white shirt with rolled sleeves holding a large accordian.

Date:

1927

Artist:

André Kertész
American, born Hungary, 1894–1985

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

André Kertész

Title

Pierre Mac Orlan

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1927

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, on paper, along left edge, sideways, in graphite: "6" [one arrow extending from the left and the right side, running along the left edge]"; verso, upper center, sideways, in graphite: "Pierre McOxlan / 1927."; verso, lower center, sideways, in graphite: "142"; printed verso, along right edge, sideways, in black ink: "CARTE POSTALE / Correspondance Adresse"

Dimensions

Image: 10.8 × 7.8 cm (4 5/16 × 3 1/8 in.); Paper: 11.1 × 18.1 cm (4 3/8 × 7 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Wirt D. Walker Fund

Reference Number

1984.532

Extended information about this artwork

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