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Pygmy armadillo
  • Andreas Feininger
    1906–1999
    born: Paris, France ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Pygmy armadillo, circa 1952
  • Lovely, Beastly Bones
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10.6 x 18.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 4 1/8 x 7 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13.4 x 20.1 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 1/4 x 7 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of the Estate of Wysse Feininger
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0347
Description

An animal skeleton (identified as a pygmy armadillo), is shot from behind, set against a dark background.