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Skeletal sculpture - the long-limbed figure gesticulating here belongs to a fragile and tenuous face of men created by a Swiss sculptor named Alberto Giacometti. Although he stands here on a Paris street like a majestic but undernourished gendarme,

Date 1951
Location Paris France
Dimensions Image (Paper): 13 x 10 3/4 in. (33 x 27.3 cm)
Paper: 13 5/8 x 10 7/8 in. (34.6 x 27.6 cm)
Print medium Photo-Gelatin silver

© Gordon Parks
For reproduction please contact Gordon Parks Foundation, a division of the Meserve-Kunhardt Foundation

Credit line

The LIFE Magazine Collection, 2005

Feedback Accession No. 1640.2005