[First Move]
Photograph

Nicholas Tikhomiroff

French, 1927–2016

[First Move]

June 1962
Gelatin silver print
Image: 16.8 × 24.1 cm (6 5/8 × 9 1/2 in.)
Paper: 20.3 × 25.4 cm (8 × 10 in.)
Gift of Time-Life Books
1968.0184.0278
Inscriptions verso BC (applied label): (Pear-Peeling) 6/62 14) FIRST MOVE: cut the pear in half. Under the \ bemused eye of the Princess Jerome Murat, Professor of Etiquette, \ the students go into action. The principal hazard is a pear \ too soft to hold the fork. \ Credit: Nicholas Tikhomiroff © 1962 MAGNUM Photos
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