Aug 21, 2007

Untitled (Landscape)

Untitled (Landscape)


Karl F. Struss

(American, 1886-1981)

Platinum print

Image: 9.2 x 11.3 cm (3 5/8 x 4 7/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1991.312



In this picturesque scene, Struss used a soft-focus lens of his own design and the warm gray tones of the platinum medium to express his primary concern, rendering the variations and nuances of light. The photograph's wide tonal range and composition of broad planes emphasize the landscape's expansiveness.

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