Salomé
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR53.60
People
Lovis Corinth, German (Tapiau, East Prussia [now Gvardeysk, Russia] 1858 - 1925 Zandvoort, The Netherlands)
Title
Salomé
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1899
Culture
German
Location
Level 1, Room 1440, Modern and Contemporary Art
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
76.2 x 83.5 cm (30 x 32 7/8 in.)
frame: 90.6 x 97.8 x 4.2 cm (35 11/16 x 38 1/2 x 1 5/8 in.)
Provenance
[Paul Cassirer, Hamburg]. Frau A. Endell, Berlin. Hans H. A. Meyn, New York, gift; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1953.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Hans H. A. Meyn
Object Number
BR53.60
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

Charles Werner Haxthausen, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, Abbeville Press (New York, NY, 1980), p. 41, repr.

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990)

Peter Nisbet and Emilie Norris, Busch-Reisinger Museum: History and Holdings, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1991), p. 70, ill.

Robert Rosenblum and MaryAnne Stevens, 1900: Art at the Crossroads, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 2000)

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. 192

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 175, ill.

Exhibition History

Works from the 20th Century Collection of the Busch-Reisinger, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 06/15/1980 - 09/01/1980; Wildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, 09/23/1980 - 10/24/1980

Deutsche Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts aus dem Busch-Reisinger Museum, Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin 30, 02/10/1983 - 04/17/1983; Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, 05/08/1983 - 06/26/1983; Stadtische Galerie im Stadelschen Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, 10/23/1982 - 01/16/1983

1900: Art at the Crossroads, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 01/15/2000 - 04/03/2000; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 05/18/2000 - 08/21/2000

Before Expressionism: Art in Germany circa 1903, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/24/2003 - 02/15/2004

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

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

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