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Termite Burrows
  • Andreas Feininger
    1906–1999
    born: Paris, France ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Termite Burrows
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20.7 x 9.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/8 x 3 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 25.5 x 13.9 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/16 x 5 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of the Estate of Wysse Feininger
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0352
Description

This long, narrow, horizontal composition echoes the shape of a log that occupies most of the image. The log is stripped of bark to reveal a complex network of insect tunnels.