Gypsy Palmist

Gypsy Palmist


Dora Maar

(French, 1907-1997)

Gelatin silver print, ferrotyped

Image: 26.8 x 24 cm (10 9/16 x 9 7/16 in.); Paper: 30.3 x 24 cm (11 15/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2007.150



In 1934 Maar traveled to London where she photographed street life, capturing the harsh reality of those trying to survive during the Great Depression, but also finding some lighter, surreal scenes.

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