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Cape Cod

Accession Number
1987/1.260

Title
Cape Cod

Artist(s)
Harry Callahan

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1972

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
10 7/8 in x 11 7/8 in (27.62 cm x 30.16 cm);18 in x 15 in (45.72 cm x 38.1 cm)

Credit Line
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art

Subject matter
This black-and-white photograph depicts a view of the shore of Cape Cod, looking out towards the sea. Taken from an elevated point of view, we see a lone man in the foreground walking parallel to the shoreline. Horizontal white patterns created by breaking waves are visible on the water surface, while further out to sea, the water appears calm.

Physical Description
Elevated, distant view of a lone man walking along a beach, with foamy breaking waves visible in the middleground. 

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Cape Cod
Figures
Waterscapes
beaches
human figures (visual works)
modern and contemporary art
seashores
sky
waves (natural events)

1 Related Resource

Nature in Photography
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)

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All Rights Reserved

On display