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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 x 16.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 13/16 x 6 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift in honor of Del and Carol Shankel from friends and colleagues
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0039.06
Label Text

Black-and-white image of a stem and a bud of a leaf, over a white background. The stem stretches across the image horizontally, and the bud is in the left side of the image. The stem curves slightly up, then sharply down and under itself to form the bud of the leaf.