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Horse skeleton, Mojave Desert
  • Andreas Feininger
    born: Paris, France ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Horse skeleton, Mojave Desert
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 24.4 x 19 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 5/8 x 7 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 25.5 x 20.3 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/16 x 8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Estate of Wysse Feininger
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0350

A vertebra, set against a grey sky, dominates the center of the composition. It rises from sand, whose grains resemble gravel due to the magnification of the image.