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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR49.198
People
Lyonel Feininger, American (New York, NY 1871 - 1956 New York, NY)
Title
Preliminary design for the Program of the State Bauhaus in Weimar
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Programm des Staatlichen Bauhauses in Weimar
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1919
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodcut with letterpress on brown paper
Technique
Woodcut and letterpress
Dimensions
31.9 x 39.4 cm (12 9/16 x 15 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: lower margin in black ink: Lyonel Feininger
  • (not assigned): l.r. in black ink: I. Fassung d. Titels // seltener Probedruk // vielmals verwendet
  • (not assigned): signed lower margin, in black ink: Lyonel Feininger
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
I
Standard Reference Number
Prasse W 144
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Julia Feininger
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
BR49.198
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Title page of the four-page announcement, "Programm des Staatlichen Bauhauses in Weimar," April 1919.
Publication History

Kristin A. Mortimer and William G. Klingelhofer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press (Cambridge and New York, 1986), no. 391, p. 327, repr.

Peter Nisbet and Emilie Norris, Busch-Reisinger Museum: History and Holdings, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1991), p. 86, ill.

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. 141 (cover)

Leah Dickerman and Barry Bergdoll, Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity, exh. cat., ed. David Frankel, Museum of Modern Art, New York (New York, 2009), cat. no. 41, p. 67, color repr.

Exhibition History

From Werkbund to Bauhaus: Art and Design in Germany 1900-1934, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 05/12/1980 - 04/26/1980

Cubism: Explorations and Adaptations, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 09/18/1982 - 10/26/1982

Bauhaus Modern, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, 09/26/2008 - 12/17/2008

Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 11/08/2009 - 01/25/2010

The Bauhaus and Harvard, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/08/2019 - 07/28/2019

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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