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Selected Images by Manuel Alvarez Bravo
Manuel Alvarez Bravo
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Manuel Alvarez Bravo: Un poco Alegre y Graciosa/ Somewhat Gay and Graceful 1942, Vintage silver print, 6-1/2 x 9-1/2 in. (165 x 241 mm), unmounted, signed in ink on print verso., Illustrated: Kismaric, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, MoMA, 1997, page 185. That print is now in the Thomas Walther Collection at MoMA. w5081.
Manuel Alvarez Bravo: Still image for "The Pearl" 1945, Vintage silver print, 3 x 4 in. (76 x 102 mm), unmounted., Based on a novel by John Steinbeck, the film was directed by Emilio Fernandez, with cinematography by Gabriel Figueroa, who was nominated for a Golden Globe for the film in 1949. P-146 in negative. Pencil title of the film "La Perla" on reverse.With cracking in emulsion in several areas. w2682.
Manuel Alvarez Bravo: (Child Crying) Still made for Bunuel's "Nazarin" 1958, Vintage silver print, 7-1/2 x 9-3/8 in. (191 x 238 mm), unmounted, inkstamp for the film and production company on reverse., The Bunuel film, with cinematography by Gabriel Figureroa and set images by Alvarez Bravo, was an attack on the Catholic Church which also contained a notable surrealistic dream sequence. w2681.