Said
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.194
People
Gerhard Richter, German (Dresden, Germany 1932 -)
Title
Said
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1983
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
actual: 260 x 200 cm (102 3/8 x 78 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: On verso in black ink: Richter 1983
  • inscription: on verso, in black ink: "SAID"
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Lufthansa German Airlines
Copyright
© Gerhard Richter
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.194
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Publication History

Peter Nisbet and Emilie Norris, Busch-Reisinger Museum: History and Holdings, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1991), p. 96, ill.

Celka Straughn, Stratification: An Installation of Works since 1960, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2005), [n.p.] ill. (color)

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. 23

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 239, ill.

This Will Have Been: Art, Love and Politics in the 1980s, exh. cat. (Chicago and New Haven, 2012), pp. 113-114, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

Gerhard Richter Retrospective, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, 03/15/1989 - 05/28/1989; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 04/29/1988 - 07/10/1988; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Chicago, 09/17/1988 - 11/27/1988; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., 12/14/1988 - 02/12/1989

Stratification: An Installation of Works since 1960, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 09/17/2005 - 02/26/2006

This Will Have Been: Art, Love, and Politics in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Chicago, 02/11/2012 - 06/03/2012; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 06/30/2012 - 09/30/2012; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Boston, 11/16/2012 - 03/03/2013

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

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