Mathilda and Will, Gay Head, MA

Accession Number

Mathilda and Will, Gay Head, MA

Stephen DiRado

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1997, printed 1999

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)

Credit Line
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH

Subject matter
Beach People is part of an ongoing series of work by Stephen DiRado. He began photographing at Aquinnah—formerly Gay Head, until 1997—in 1988. A section of the beach is clothing optional. The series unflinchingly documents the beachgoers, portraying a seemingly intimate view into the lives of the visitors.

Physical Description
A photograph of a group of people on a beach, by a large rock. A nude couple leans against the rock, embracing one another. A clothed man sits on top of the rock looking out at the water. 

Primary Object Classification

Collection Area

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group portraits
men (male humans)
nudes (representations)
rocks (landforms)
shores (landforms)
women (female humans)

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