Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Boris Ignatovich, photographer
    born: Lutsk, Russia (present-day Ukraine) ; died: Moscow, Soviet Union (present-day Russia) ; active: Soviet Union (present-day Russia)
    Paul Harbaugh, publisher
  • Drums, 1929
  • Soviet Avant-Garde
  • Where object was made: Soviet Union (present-day Russia)
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 31.8 x 47.1 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 1/2 x 18 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 40.7 x 50.6 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 x 19 7/8 in
  • Gift of David Tate Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0203.08

Horizontal. Three bass drums across composition. Smallest (farthest away) at left. Closest at right. Director’s hands raised (conducting) in upper left corner. Wire crosses behind him. Suggestive of conductor’s baton, though he doesn’t have one.