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Larry's Kiss

Accession Number
2014/2.186

Title
Larry's Kiss

Artist(s)
Sally Mann

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1992

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
8 in x 10 in (20.32 cm x 25.4 cm)

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

Subject matter
This photograph features Larry Mann, the artist's husband, and Jessie Mann, the artist's daughter. With a shallow depth of field, only the figures are in focus--pictured in a moment when Larry leans over to kiss his daughter on her forehead. They stand outdoors in an open field, with a body of water visible, but blurry, in the distance.

Physical Description
Man leans over to kiss the forehead of a young girl standing on a surfboard on the beach.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
beaches
bodies of water (natural)
daughters
families (kinship groups)
fathers
love (emotion)
surfboards

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