The J. Paul Getty Museum

Matrona, Juchitán, Oaxaca

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Object Details

Title:

Matrona, Juchitán, Oaxaca

Artist/Maker:

Graciela Iturbide (Mexican, born 1942)

Culture:

Mexican

Place:

Juchitán, Oaxaca, Mexico (Place Created)

Date:

1984

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2007.11.7

Dimensions:

30.6 × 20.6 cm (12 1/16 × 8 1/8 in.)

Copyright:

© Graciela Iturbide

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Object Description

A woman sits as her hair is done by two women holding ribbons. To her right, a boy stands in the doorway holding a toy gun in his hand.

Provenance
Provenance
1984 - 2007

Created by the artist, Graciela Iturbide, Mexican, born 1942 (Mexico City, Mexico), sold through ROSEGALLERY (Santa Monica, California) to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
The Goat's Dance: Photographs by Graciela Iturbide (December 18, 2007 to April 13, 2008)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), December 18, 2007 to April 13, 2008
Bibliography
Bibliography

Todd, Connie, ed. Graciela Iturbide: Eyes to Fly With (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006), p. 72.

Bellatin, Mario and Elena Poniatowska. Graciela Iturbide: Juchitán de las mujeres, 1979-1989 (Barcelona: Editorial RM, 2010), p. 97, ill.