Enrique Metinides

Mexican (Mexico City, Mexico, 1934)

Rescate de un ahogado en Xochimilco con...

photograph | gelatin silver print
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  • Rescate de un ahogado en Xochimilco con...

    Enrique Metinides, Rescate de un ahogado en Xochimilco con..., 1960; gelatin silver print, 13 3/4 in. x 20 3/4 in. (34.93 cm x 52.71 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Anonymous Fund purchase; © Enrique Metinides

13 3/4 in. x 20 3/4 in. (34.93 cm x 52.71 cm)
Acquired 2007
Collection SFMOMA
Anonymous Fund purchase
© Enrique Metinides


murder, drowning, rescue, bodies, corpses, water, reflections, ropes, crime scenes, tabloid photography

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