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Heather Brown, Mimi Brown, Bebe Brown Nixon, Laurie Brown, E. Greenwich, RI

Accession Number
1988/1.101

Title
Heather Brown, Mimi Brown, Bebe Brown Nixon, Laurie Brown, E. Greenwich, RI

Artist(s)
Nicholas Nixon

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1980

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
8 in x 9 15/16 in (20.32 cm x 25.24 cm);14 5/16 in x 19 5/16 in (36.35 cm x 49.05 cm);8 in x 9 15/16 in (20.32 cm x 25.24 cm);7 5/8 in x 9 5/8 in (19.37 cm x 24.45 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Two Friends of the Museum

Subject matter
The subjects of this group portrait are Heather Brown, Mimi Brown, Bebe Brown Nixon, Laurie Brown (in order, left to right). The four women stand outdoors. Bebe and Laurie, the two on the right, are locked in an embrace. The frame is closely cropped, with only the face and upper torsos of the figures visible. The shallow depth of field and strong frontal illumination draws attention to the subjects' facial features and the texture of their clothing in contrast to the blurred foliage partially visible in the far background.

Physical Description
Group portrait of four women standing outdoors. The right two are locked in an embrace.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Figures
Portraits
group portraits
half-length
modern and contemporary art
self-portrait
sisters (siblings)
women
women (female humans)

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