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Young Spiders
  • Andreas Feininger
    1906–1999
    born: Paris, France ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Young Spiders
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 22.8 x 18.6 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 x 7 5/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 25.2 x 22.7 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 7/8 x 8 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Estate of Wysse Feininger
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0354
Description

Dozens of tiny, translucent spiders crawl on a human thumb, barely recognizable beneath the arachnids.