Pretzel Seller, JanetArtist(s)Joel MeyerowitzArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1984Medium & Supportchromogenic print on paperDimensions
9 5/8 in x 7 5/8 in (24.45 cm x 19.37 cm)Credit LineGift of Jill Garling (BBA '80) and Thomas Wilson (BBA '79), 2015/2.102Subject matter
This photograph is a portrait of a young woman named Janet. She leans over a partition wall, presumably part of the store-front of a bakery. Her chin rests on her arms while she holds a large pretzel limply in her hands. She looks at the camera directly, with a small smile suggesting contentment. The image is tightly framed and cropped: the opening she leans out from is framed by a post to the right and a large model of a pretzel hanging from above. Sunlight illuminates the features of the image frontally, while the partially visible space of the interior is left in shadows.Physical Description
This is an image of a woman at a food stand beneath a suspended sign in the shape of a pretzel.Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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