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Blumenbachia hieronymi (Loasaceae)

Object Details

Title:

Blumenbachia hieronymi (Loasaceae)

Artist/Maker:

Karl Blossfeldt (German, 1865 - 1932)

Culture:

German

Place:

Berlin, Germany (Place Created)

Date:

1932

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

84.XM.142.12

Dimensions:

25.9 × 20.8 cm (10 3/16 × 8 3/16 in.)

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Object Description

Dark spherical pod covered in small white hairs. Pod is hanging from stem and is divided into wedges.

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. 223.