Dec 23, 2013
Dec 23, 2013

Beggar Woman, Barcelona

Beggar Woman, Barcelona


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



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.

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