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Equisetum Hyemale (Rough Horsetail) and Equisetum Arvense (Field Horsetail)


Karl Blossfeldt


1928 or earlier

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Equisetum Hyemale (Rough Horsetail) and Equisetum Arvense (Field Horsetail), Karl Blossfeldt
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Medium: Photographs | Photogravure
Size: 10 1/8 x 7 5/8 in. (25.72 x 19.37 cm) (image)12 5/16 x 9 5/8 in. (31.27 x 24.45 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Europe, Germany
Culture: Europe, Germany
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscription [6], printed in LR corner
Physical Description: two separate images of plant stems; (a) stalky, spiked stem with short central element and two long outer elements; (b) finial-like element with overall hexagonal shapes
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Elaine Dines Cox and Kris Cox
Accession Number: 98.265.25a,b
Artist: Karl Blossfeldt, German, 1865 - 1932
Role: Photographer
Nationality: German
Life Dates: German, 1865 - 1932
Added to Site: February 28, 2009