Dorothea Lange (American, 1895-1965) , Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936, Gelatin silver print, Purchase, Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Fund, 1997.14

Dorothea Lange (American, 1895-1965) , Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936, Gelatin silver print, Purchase, Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Fund, 1997.14

On May 26, 1895, Dorothea Lange was born in Hoboken, New Jersey. Posted in Lange’s studio was this quote from English philosopher, Francis Bacon:

The contemplation of things as they are
without error or confusion
without substitution or imposture
is in itself a nobler thing
than a whole harvest of invention.

Share