Untitled, From The Portfolio
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2004.53
People
Georg Baselitz, German (Deutschbaselitz, Germany 1938 -)
Title
Untitled, from the portfolio "Eagle"
Other Titles
Original Language Title: o.T., aus "Adler"
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1974
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodcut printed in blue and red inks on off-white wove paper
Technique
Woodcut
Dimensions
block: 43.9 x 33.8 cm (17 5/16 x 13 5/16 in.)
sheet: 45.5 x 35.3 cm (17 15/16 x 13 7/8 in.)
Provenance
Marion Goodman Gallery, Sale, 1982.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Jahn 181
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Transfer from the Student Print Rental Collection
Copyright
© Georg Baselitz
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
2004.53
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Descriptions
Description
The block seems to have been inked in blue first with a more liquid red ink then applied over the blue in a “gallows” design. The block was printed once. In some places, the red ink ran and puddled a little over the white of the blank paper.
Publication History

Fred Jahn, Baselitz: Peintre-gravure. Vol. 1, Werkverzeichnis der Druckgraphik, 1963-74, Gachnang & Springer (Bern, 1983), cat. no. 181

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted