Accordion pleating and the
Dürer Variation, 1966
Folded and edited trial image by F. Sommer of
Picasso’s Guernica, 1937, date not specified, ~1966
Untrimmed 8x10-inch contact print
This scan of the negative above, from the Sommer Archive at the Center for
Creative Photography, Tucson, has been tonally inverted to the
Frederick Sommer kept this negative but explained that unlike the two Dürer variations the folding and
compression of this reproduction of Picasso’s famous painting, Guernica, did not add anything to this important image.
Dürer Variation, 1966 (vertical), shown at left.
provides more about Guernica.
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