Nigella damascena by Karl Blossfeldt

The photograph titled “Nigella damascena” is a work by artist Karl Blossfeldt and is under the copyright of the Estate of Karl Blossfeldt.

The photograph depicts a close-up black and white image of a plant. The subject is a single rounded seed pod encased by radial spikes or bracts, creating a cage-like structure around the pod. The photograph showcases the geometric and intricate structural details of the plant, highlighting the contrast between the spikes and the smooth surface of the seed pod. Blossfeldt’s work is known for capturing the architectural forms found within nature, and this photograph is a stunning example of his ability to reveal the natural world’s inherent artistry.

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