Accession Number


Mel DiGiacomo

Object Creation Date
circa 2001

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

6 3/4 in x 10 in (17.15 cm x 25.4 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 wedding photographs that capture candid but compelling moments. Known for capturing fleeting emotion, DiGiacomo has a very diverse range of subject matter. This photograph illustrates his ability to capture candid moments. In this image, three figures stand in a doorway leading out to a lawn. On the left, the third figure is obscured by shadow, looking out at a young woman and a younger boy, who looks up with concern or confusion at the young woman, probably his sister.

Physical Description
A photograph of three people. On the left of the frame, a figure is obscured and silhouetted, looking out of the doorway where a young woman stands next to a young boy. 

Primary Object Classification

Collection Area

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children (people by age group)
group portraits
women (female humans)
yards (open spaces)

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