Portrait of mother by Alexander Rodchenko (1924)

“Portrait of Mother” is a photograph taken by Alexander Rodchenko in 1924. It captures a close-up image of an older woman, presumably Rodchenko’s mother. The photograph shows a high level of detail and texture in the subject’s face and headwear. She is pictured with her eyes closed, giving an expression that could be interpreted as reflective or fatigued. Her hand is raised to her face, holding a pair of round spectacles, which adds an intimate and perhaps contemplative quality to the image. The photo utilizes high contrast and dramatic lighting to emphasize the textures and the emotional gravity of the image.

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