Lake in Catskill MountainsArtist(s)Joel MeyerowitzArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1971Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
11 in x 13 15/16 in (27.94 cm x 35.4 cm);16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)Credit LineGift of Selma & Gerald LotenbergSubject matter
This black-and-white photograph depicts people playing in the water by a lake shore. A woman in a bikini at the center midground throws up her hands, releasing her crutches mid-air. A woman stands in the left foreground holding her toddler and young kids playing in the right foreground look on. The exchange of gazes creates a pyramidal composition, accentuated by each figure's sharp, silhouetted contours, which cut against the bright reflection of light on the rippling water surface. Physical Description
Group of women and children playing in the shallows.Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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children (people by age group)
lakes (bodies of water)