Peony

Photographer Unknown

ArtistUnknown

CountryUnited States

MediumCyanotype

EmphemeraLeaf Form Specimen Photograms

Year1920-1940

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Flowers, Plants, Supports

Dimensions

Image Dimensions: 21.3 x 16.1 cm thin paper, laid down
Support Dimensions: 27.9 x 21.1 cm thin, manilla-colored paper


Shown is a photogram of a Peony leaf.

 

Peony: The peony or paeony[2] is a flowering plant in the genus Paeonia, the only genus in the family Paeoniaceae. They are native to Asia, Europe and Western North America. Scientists differ on the number of species that can be distinguished ranging from 25 to 40,[3][4] although the current consensus is 33 known species.[5] The relationships between the species need to be further clarified. (Wikipedia accessed 2017)

 

print notes: written in graphite script on upper right corner of mount: Peony

condition: fading to print; adhesive traces showing through leaf, surrounding print, and mount from application to print verso.

Peony