Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Karl Blossfeldt
    born: Schielo, Duchy of Anhalt (present-day Germany) ; died: Berlin, Germany ; active: Germany
  • Körbchenblütler, circa 1926–1930
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23.8 x 18.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/8 x 7 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
  • 1980.0039.10
Label Text

Black-and-white image of a flower bloom, over a white background. There is a thin stem in the bottom of the image, and the petals of the flower are light in color and bent downward. There is a large center in the flower that is cone-shaped with a honeycomb texture.