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Absent Portrait (Retrato ausente)

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1945

Artist:

Manuel Alvarez Bravo
Mexican, 1902–2002

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Manuel Alvarez-Bravo

Title

Absent Portrait (Retrato ausente)

Place

Mexico (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1945

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Signed and inscribed recto, on mount, lower right, below image, in graphite: "M. Alvarez Bravo. / México."; unmarked verso

Dimensions

Image/paper: 24 × 16.5 cm (9 1/2 × 6 1/2 in.); Mount: 38.2 × 31.7 cm (15 1/16 × 12 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Exchange National Bank

Reference Number

1975.321

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