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Professional People-Diamond cutter
  • Andreas Feininger
    1906–1999
    born: Paris, France ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Professional People-Diamond cutter, 1941
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 24.2 x 18.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/2 x 7 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 25.5 x 20.2 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/16 x 7 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Estate of Wysse Feininger
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0360
Description

Black and white image of an older, bald man with a small mustache, who wears a pair of wire spectacles along with another, square set of magnifying lenses. He gazes down at a stone that he holds in his right hand while measuring it with a tiny pair of calipers.