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Eryngium Bourgatii Mannetreau
  • Karl Blossfeldt
    born: Schielo, Duchy of Anhalt (present-day Germany) ; died: Berlin, Germany ; active: Germany
  • Eryngium Bourgatii Mannetreau, circa 1926–1928
  • Urformen Der Kunst: Photographische Pflanzenbilder (Archetypes of Art: Photographic Images of Plants)
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 24.7 x 18.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift in honor of Del and Carol Shankel from friends and colleagues
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0039.01
Label Text

Black-and-white image of a dark leaf over a white background. The leaf is in the center of the image, and it is symmetrical in the left and right sides of the image. The bottom of the leaf is long and thin, and there are many long, thin points around the body of the leaf.