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Grass spiderweb, tent spider
  • Andreas Feininger
    1906–1999
    born: Paris, France ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Grass spiderweb, tent spider
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19.2 x 24.6 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/2 x 9 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19.8 x 25.2 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 3/4 x 9 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of the Estate of Wysse Feininger
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0359
Description

The peaks of a tent-like spider web spread across the horizontal composition; the web is built upon blades of grass, that stretch toward a low horizon.