[Detail Of A Benzene Wash, Scholven Coal Mine Near Buer]
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.29
People
Albert Renger-Patzsch, German (Würzburg 1897 - 1966 Wamel bei Soest)
Title
[Detail of a Benzene Wash, Scholven Coal Mine near Buer]
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1934-1935?
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
23 x 17.1 cm (9 1/16 x 6 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • stamp: on verso, t.c., in purple ink: RENGER-FOTO D.W.B. // ESSEN, GOETHESTR. 41
  • inscription: on verso, t.c., in graphite in unknown hand: Detail einer Benzolwäsche // zeche Scholven bei Buer
  • stamp and inscription: on verso, t.c., in purple ink and graphite: [stamped:] No. [inscribed:] 32015
  • inscription: on verso, t.c., in brown ink: F. [?]
  • stamp: on verso, t.c., in purple ink: oben [in a double triangle]
Provenance
Albert Renger-Patzsch, Essen, created, 1934-35?
Christie's, New York, sold, April 24, 2007, no. 308
Charles Isaacs Photographs, Inc., New York, purchased at Christie's, New York, April 24, 2007, sold to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2008.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Richard and Priscilla Hunt
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Germany
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.29
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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