Back Support For A Fine-Limbed Person (Hare Type) Of The 20Th Century A.d.
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.266
People
Joseph Beuys, German (Krefeld, Germany 1921 - 1986 Düsseldorf, Germany)
Published by Edition Seriaal
Title
Back Support for a Fine-Limbed Person (Hare Type) of the 20th Century A.D.
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Rückenstütze eines feingliederigen Menschen (Hasentypus) aus dem 20. Jahrhundert p. Chr.
Classification
Multiples
Work Type
multiple, sculpture
Date
1972
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Cast iron
Dimensions
96 x 42.5 x 15 cm (37 13/16 x 16 3/4 x 5 7/8 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
7 / 12
Standard Reference Number
Schellmann 65, p. 98-99
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Willy and Charlotte Reber Collection, Patrons of the Busch-Reisinger Museum Fund
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.266
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Publication History

Jessica Morgan, ed., Pulse: Art, Healing, and Transformation, exh. cat., Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (Boston, 2003), p. 79, color illus.

Peter Nisbet and Joseph Koerner, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, ed. Peter Nisbet, Harvard University Art Museums and Scala Publishers Ltd. (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 2007), p. 47

Craig Uram, ""Is That Supposed to Be There?: Examination and Survey of a Selection of Joseph Beuys' Multiples with Metal Components"" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 2007), Unpublished, pp. 1-245 passim

Exhibition History

Pulse: Art, Healing, and Transformation, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Boston, 05/14/2003 - 08/31/2003

Re-View: S118 European & American Art since 1900, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/13/2008 - 04/09/2011

Re-View: European and American Art Since 1900, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/03/2011 - 06/01/2013

Verification Level

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