Three Boys, Cuba

Accession Number

Three Boys, Cuba

Dmitri Baltermants

Artist Nationality
Russian (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 1970s

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)

Subject matter
In this photograph, three young Cuban boys look down toward the lower-right corner. This triad all have brows furrowed and mouths open in evident dismay or disgust at something out of the frame of the photograph. The close-up view of the boys draws our attention to their intense facial expressions.  The boy closest to the picture plan wears a tattered striped shirt, whereas his two companions have nothing covering their thin torsos. These children are likely out of doors on the street.

Physical Description
Three young boys look down toward the lower-left corner of the picture plane. 

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street scenes

5 Related Resources

Caribbean Objects
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
Caribbean daily life, religion, folk culture
(Part of: F20 Khan - AAS 411 - Caribbean Religions: Creole Spiritualities from Vodou to Islam)

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