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Beggar Woman, Barcelona

Beggar Woman, Barcelona

1933

Dora Maar

(French, 1907-1997)

Gelatin silver print, ferrotyped

Image: 24.2 x 17.9 cm (9 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2007.83

Description

In 1933 Maar traveled to Barcelona and Tossa del Mar in Spain for an art magazine assignment. While there, she documented the country’s extreme poverty through portraits of individuals she encountered on the streets.

See also
Department: 
Photography
Type of artwork: 
Photograph

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