Nov 14, 2013
Jun 30, 2010
Nov 14, 2013

Plants in Covent Gardens

Plants in Covent Gardens

1934

Dora Maar

(French, 1907–1997)

Gelatin silver print

Image: 24 x 26.3 cm (9 7/16 x 10 3/8 in.); Paper: 24 x 30.3 cm (9 7/16 x 11 15/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2007.74

Location

Description

Photographing the interior of the Kew Gardens Palm House in London, Maar juxtaposes the botanical ornaments and structure of its distinctive Victorian ironwork staircase with the lacy, far less regimented leaves and trunks of the plants. Botanical studies by Maar contrast profuse foliage with spare, geometric built elements.

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Department: 
Photography
Type of artwork: 
Photograph

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