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Aesculus parviflora

Object Details

Title:

Aesculus parviflora

Artist/Maker:

Karl Blossfeldt (German, 1865 - 1932)

Culture:

German

Place:

Berlin, Germany (Place Created)

Date:

1928

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

84.XM.142.8

Dimensions:

15.9 × 20.4 cm (6 1/4 × 8 1/16 in.)

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Object Description

Three branches, positioned vertically in a row.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Volker Kahmen & Georg Heusch, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Mattenklott, Gert. Karl Blossfeldt 1865-1932: Das Fotografische Werk (Munich: Schirmer/Mosel, 1981), ill. 13.

Blossfeldt, Karl. Urformen der Kunst (Dortmund: Harenberg Kommunikation, 1982), p. 36, ill.