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Gustavberg, Sweden
  • Andreas Feininger
    1906–1999
    born: Paris, France ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Gustavberg, Sweden, 1938
  • Where object was made: Gustavberg, Sweden
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 30.4 x 42.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 15/16 x 16 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30.4 x 45.3 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 15/16 x 17 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of the Estate of Wysse Feininger
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0361.a,b
Description
Exhibitions

Left: Close-up of a man in profile looking at detail of snake design on metal cylindrical object through a magnifying glass held by his left hand. He holds a carving tool in his right hand.

Right: The majority of the composition is filled by a metal cylindrical object that bears a snake design. To its right on a flat working surface are vials and various other tools.