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Enigmatic Figure
  • Jerry Norman Uelsmann
    born 1934
    born: Detroit, Michigan, United States ; active: United States
  • Enigmatic Figure, 1959
  • Jerrry N. Uelsmann Portfolio
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19.05 x 24.13 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0045

Black-and-white image of tree bark flanked on either side by leaves and twigs. On the left side of the bark is a white form that resembles a human body. The head of the body is an empty nut shell located in the top center portion of the photograph.