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Fuschia [Fuchsia]
  • Dain L. Tasker
    1872–1964
    born: Beloit, Wisonsin, United States ; active: United States
  • Fuschia [Fuchsia], 1938
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 235 x 185 mm
    Object Height/Width: 9 1/4 x 7 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0026
Description

This is a photograph of an x-ray of a hanging fuchsia flower. The stem extends from the top edge of the print down to the center of the photograph. There are two flowers in bloom and five smaller flower buds. The blossoms are facing towards the left side and upper left corner of the photograph. There are twelve leaves in various stages of development all down the stem.