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Mel DiGiacomo

Object Creation Date
circa 2000

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

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

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

Subject matter
Mel DiGiacomo is a multifaceted photographer, known for his tennis photographs. He has a large body of work containing photographs that capture candid but compelling moments. Known for capturing fleeting emotion, DiGiacomo has a very diverse range of subject matter. This photograph captures an intimate moment between a man and a young girl, likely his daughter. The man rests his hand on the girl's arm in consolation. Both subjects are caught in a moment of solemnity, evident in their expressions. 

Physical Description
A photograph of a man wearing a dark shirt and glasses,and a young woman wearing a sports sweat shirt. The man turns toward the girl, placing his hand on her shoulder. Both have solemn expressions.

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double portraits
men (male humans)
sweat shirts
women (female humans)

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