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Ladder of ladders (Escala de escalas)

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1931

Artist:

Manuel Alvarez Bravo
Mexican, 1902–2002

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Manuel Alvarez-Bravo

Title

Ladder of ladders (Escala de escalas)

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 1931

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, on mount, lower right, in graphite: "Muelvarez Bravo"; verso unchecked

Dimensions

Image/paper: 23.3 × 18 cm (9 3/16 × 7 1/8 in.); Mount: 40.5 × 30.5 cm (16 × 12 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Julien Levy Collection, Gift of Jean Levy and the Estate of Julien Levy

Reference Number

1988.157.7

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