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Before Tina Barney began to study photography, she had already been collecting photographs. This became the motivation for her own photographic work in which she focuses on portraiture, creating a sort of cultural and psychological study of her own upper class American family. For more than...

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Provenance

The artist; with Janet Borden, Inc., New York, 1987; purchased by Charles Gross, 1987; gift to the MFA, Boston, June 21, 2006

Credit Line

Gift of Charles and Joan Gross and Emily G. O'Neil in memory of Evelyn F. Gross

Copyright

© Tina Barney

1987

Dimensions

48 x 60 inches

Accession Number

2006.1261

Medium or Technique

C-print

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Photographs