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  • Karl Blossfeldt
    born: Schielo, Duchy of Anhalt (present-day Germany) ; died: Berlin, Germany ; active: Germany
  • untitled, circa 1926–1930
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25.1 x 19.3 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 7/8 x 7 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift in honor of Del and Carol Shankel from friends and colleagues
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0039.02
Label Text

Black-and-white image of a flower over a white background. There are two thin, curled leaves on each side of the stem, which flare out slightly at the top. There are many clusters of small buds at the top of the stem, attached to many thinner stems.