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Asclepias Speciosa (Silkweed)


Karl Blossfeldt


1928 or before

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Asclepias Speciosa (Silkweed), Karl Blossfeldt
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Medium: Photographs | Photogravure
Size: 10 1/8 x 7 11/16 in. (25.72 x 19.53 cm) (image)12 5/16 x 9 1/2 in. (31.27 x 24.13 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Europe, Germany
Culture: Europe, Germany
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscription [116], printed in LR corner
Physical Description: cluster of star-shaped, five-petaled flowers
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Elaine Dines Cox and Kris Cox
Accession Number: 98.265.22
Artist: Karl Blossfeldt, German, 1865 - 1932
Role: Photographer
Nationality: German
Life Dates: German, 1865 - 1932
Added to Site: February 28, 2009