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A Gitana - Granada

Accession Number
2000/2.143.2

Title
A Gitana - Granada

Artist(s)
J. Craig Annan

Artist Nationality
British (modern)

Object Creation Date
1913 - 1914

Medium & Support
photogravure on paper

Dimensions
12 7/16 in x 9 1/16 in x 9/16 in (31.59 cm x 23.02 cm x 1.43 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952

Subject matter
This photograph depicts a Spanish woman that the photographer identifies as a "Gitana," or gypsy. She wears layers of clothing, including a shawl, scarf, skirt, and apron. In her left arm, she holds a large basket and clutches produce in her hand. Her right arm rests akimbo on her hip. She smiles widely and her eyes squint in the bright sun.

Physical Description
This vertically oriented full-body portrait depicts a heavily-clothed woman as she leans against an exterior wall holding a basket and produce in her left arm, right arm akimbo. 

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Figures
aprons (main garments)
basket
baskets (containers)
infant
portraits
shawls
skirts (garments)
standing
women (female humans)

3 Related Resources

Childbearing
(Part of 8 Learning Collections)
Photographic Portraiture 1900-1948
(Part of: Identity and Self-Understanding)
Social realism, mid-19th century to mid-20th century
(Part of 8 Learning Collections)

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