Bathers Tossing Reeds
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR58.190
People
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, German (Aschaffenburg am Main, Germany 1880 - 1938 Davos, Switzerland)
Title
Bathers Tossing Reeds
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Mit Schilf werfende Badende
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1909
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodcut printed in black, green, and red inks on off-white wove paper
Technique
Woodcut
Dimensions
block: 20 x 29.1 cm (7 7/8 x 11 7/16 in.)
sheet: 32.5 x 44 cm (12 13/16 x 17 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in graphite at l.r.: ELKirchner
  • stamp: on verso at u.r., brown ink, German: Kunsthalle / Hamburg / aus dem kupferstich- / Kab. ausgeschieden / am:
  • stamp: on verso at c.c., brown ink, German: KUNSTHALLE ZU HAMBURG [crossed out in graphite]
  • inscription: on verso at c.c., graphite, handwritten: 1950/89
  • inscription: on verso at u.r., graphite, handwritten: 29.IX.1956 [within the area of the kupferstich-Kabinett stamp]
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Dube I 160; Sch. 121
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Charles L. Kuhn in memory of Louis W. Black
Object Number
BR58.190
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Exhibition History

From Impressionism to the Bauhaus: German Master Prints from the Harvard Collection, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 05/19/1981 - 06/29/1981

From the Realists to the Expressionists: Works on Paper by Central European Artists from 1870 to 1918, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 03/14/1983 - 04/29/1983

Ancient to Modern, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2012 - 06/01/2013

Verification Level

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