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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: 24.8 x 19.1 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift in honor of Del and Carol Shankel from friends and colleagues
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0039.09
Label Text

Black-and-white image of a seed pod from a poppy plant, over a dark background. The pod is light in color, and globular in shape with a small stem at the bottom. A small part of the pod is flared at the top in a bloom shape.