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W20 Puff - GERMAN 416 - Working with Visuals - Nature (2/13)

This photograph depicts a closeup view of a young fern positioned against a light, blank background.  
Karl Blossfeldt
Struthiopteris germanica
rotogravure on paper
9 5/16 in x 12 1/8 in (23.65 cm x 30.8 cm)
Gift of Eeta Gershow
A nude man seen from behind raises a staff to ward off the blow of a standing female figure, also with a staff. The woman's swing is directed to two seated figures at the lower left: a nude woman and a satyr. In the distance is an elaborate gated city and landscape.
Albrecht Dürer
Hercules
engraving on paper
12 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (31.59 x 22.07 cm);22 1/8 x 18 1/8 in. (56.2 x 46.04 cm)
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
Forest scene with deer laying in the center.
Karl Bodmer
Forêt de Fontainebleu
etching on paper
12 5/8 in x 17 9/16 in (32.07 cm x 44.61 cm)
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
Photomontage of a forest of birch trees with eyes collaged onto the trees; many of them nearly indistinguishable from the bark. Near the right side of the image, another set of eyes with square cut-out edges is visible, seemingly peering through the trees.
Herbert Bayer
In Search of Times Past
gelatin silver print on paper
11 in x 14 in (28 cm x 35.5 cm);18 1/8 in x 22 1/8 in (46.04 cm x 56.2 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M. Kenyon
A deer stands in front of a tree, with tail towards the viewer.  There is a creek that runs along the left side of the image.  It is a heavily wooded area with stones in the creek and brighter green grass on the right side.
Gustave Courbet
Deer in the Woods
oil on canvas
18 1/8 in. x 21 13/16 in. ( 46 cm x 55.4 cm )
Museum Purchase
This photograph depicts a view from a low perspective of a forest with its reflections in a body of water below.
Bernard Descamps
Untitled
gelatin silver print on paper
9 1/2 in x 7 5/16 in (24.2 cm x 18.6 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 5/16 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm);9 1/2 in x 7 1/4 in (24.2 cm x 18.5 cm);6 1/16 in x 5 15/16 in (15.4 cm x 15 cm)
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
This photograph depicts a view looking up into the thick canopy of a tree.
Bernard Descamps
Untitled
gelatin silver print on paper
9 1/2 in x 7 5/16 in (24.1 cm x 18.6 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 5/16 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm);9 1/2 in x 7 5/16 in (24.2 cm x 18.6 cm);6 1/8 in x 5 15/16 in (15.5 cm x 15 cm)
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
This photograph depicts a clearing in a forest with two old oak trees in the foreground, a bed of ferns around their bases.  
Alfred Wilson Cox
Oaks in Birklands, Sherwood
albumen print on paper
10 1/16 in x 11 1/2 in (25.56 cm x 29.21 cm);18 3/16 in x 22 3/16 in (46.2 cm x 56.36 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Bond
View of a pool surrounded by trees and sculptures.
Eugène Atget
St. Cloud
gold-toned gelatin silver print on paper
10 in x 13 in (25.4 cm x 33.02 cm);19 3/8 in x 14 3/8 in (49.21 cm x 36.51 cm);6 11/16 in x 8 9/16 in (16.99 cm x 21.75 cm)
Museum Purchase
This photograph depicts a snow-covered oak tree in a clearing during a winter snowstorm.
Ansel Adams
Oak Tree, Snowstorm, Yosemite National Park, California
gelatin silver print on paper
19 3/4 in x 15 1/2 in (50.17 cm x 39.37 cm);32 3/16 in x 26 1/4 in (81.76 cm x 66.68 cm);28 1/8 in x 22 1/8 in (71.44 cm x 56.2 cm)
Gift of Harry H. Lunn, Jr.
This lithograph shows a series of figures in various stages of undress in an outdoor scene. In the foreground, there is a small boy with shorts on. Behind him there are two women in skirts and corsets, one seated taking off her stockings, and one standing, facing away. To their right, are two figures lying on the ground. There is a large tree that rises to the right. The overall scene is created in dark, forceful lines and marks.
Max Beckmann
Tegeler Freibad
lithograph on paper
12 ⅜ in x 13 ⅜ in (31.43 cm x 33.97 cm);22 ⅛ in x 18 ⅛ in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm);14 ⅜ in x 17 ⅜ in (36.51 cm x 44.13 cm);12 ⅜ in x 13 9/16 in (31.43 cm x 34.45 cm)
Museum Purchase
This is a black and white photograph depicting two sides of a rural road running through the upper portion of the work. In the foreground, where the viewer stands, is a grassy hillside that slopes downward toward the road. There are some small skinny trees, large boulders and rocks. In the background there are low lying buildings, telephone poles and rows of cultivated trees.
Joe Deal
Fontana, California, from "The Fault Zone"
gold-toned gelatin silver print on paper
13 13/16 in. x 13 3/4 in. ( 35.1 cm x 35 cm )
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952

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