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Caterpillar eating
  • Andreas Feininger
    1906–1999
    born: Paris, France ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Caterpillar eating
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 24.8 x 19.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24.8 x 19.8 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Estate of Wysse Feininger
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0358
Description

Close-up, black and white image of a caterpillar’s head as it eats the edge of a leaf. The caterpillar’s body extends beyond the top of the image, and is covered in wiry, black hairs.