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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1993.209.10
People
Bernd and Hilla Becher, German (active 1959 - 2007)
Bernd Becher, German (Siegen, Germany 1931 - 2007 Rostock, Germany)
Hilla Becher, German (Potsdam, Germany 1934 - 2015 Düsseldorf, Germany)
Title
Cooling Tower, Zeche Waltrop, Ruhr District, from the portfolio "Industrial Buildings"
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Industrial Buildings
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1975
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gelatin silver printed mounted to paperboard
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
sheet: 40 x 30.4 cm (15 3/4 x 11 15/16 in.)
mount: 50 x 40.5 cm (19 11/16 x 15 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: on verso in graphite at l.c.: Berhard Becher, Hilla Becher
  • stamp: on verso at l.c., black ink, German: Hilla u. Bernd Becher INDUSTRIEBAUTEN
    Nr. 29/50 ['29' by hand in graphite]
    © by Schirmer/Mosel, München und den Autoren 1975
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Arend and Brigitte Oetker
Accession Year
1993
Object Number
1993.209.10
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
photographs in unprinted box
Exhibition History

Modern Art and Modernity, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/27/2016 - 01/08/2017

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