Aug 23, 2007

New York

New York

1949

Elliott Erwitt

(American, 1928-)

Gelatin silver print

Image: 24.2 x 16.2 cm (9 1/2 x 6 3/8 in.); Paper: 25.2 x 20.3 cm (9 15/16 x 8 in.); Matted: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

Gift of Walter Matzner 1978.169

Impression: 1

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In this image taken inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Elliott Erwitt aligns himself a few paces behind Augustus Saint-Gaudens’s sculpture Diana. The two take aim—the artist with his camera and the goddess with her bow and arrow—at an unsuspecting man striding down the long gallery corridor.

See also
Department: 
Photography
Type of artwork: 
Photograph

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