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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BRGA.20.57.2
People
Photothek, German (active 1925 - 1926)
Architect: Walter Gropius, German (Berlin, Germany 1883 - 1969 Boston, Mass., USA)
Title
Bauhaus Building, Dessau, 1925-1926: Main entrance on opening day, 4 December 1926
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1926
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gelatin silver print
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 12.1 x 16.5 cm (4 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • stamp: verso, l.l., purple ink, German: PHOTOTHEK
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Ise Gropius
Object Number
BRGA.20.57.2
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
cover sheet of tracing paper attached at upper edge for reproduction purposes
Publication History

Margret Kentgens-Craing, ed., The Dessau Bauhaus Building, 1926-1999, Birkhäuser (Basel, Switzerland, 1998), see p. 68

Elaine Hochman, La Bauhaus. Crisol de la Modernidad, Paidós (Barcelona, 2002)

Jerry Torres Santiago, Mayagüez y Klumb: La Historia Olvidada Arquitectura del Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez, Centro de Publicaciones Académicas (Puerto Rico, 2015), p. 80, fig. 78, ill.

Magdalena Droste, Bauhaus 1919-1933 (mini version), Taschen and Bauhaus-Archiv (Cologne, 2019), pp. 8-9, ill. (b/w)

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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