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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BRGA.45.1
People
Herbert Bayer, American (Haag, Austria 1900 - 1985 Santa Barbara, CA)
Walter Gropius, German (Berlin, Germany 1883 - 1969 Boston, Mass., USA)
Title
Apartment House Communal Rooms for Werkbund Exhibition, Paris, 1930: Interior perspective, bar
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1930
Culture
German
Location
Level 3, Room 3500, Special Exhibitions Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Transparent and opaque watercolor, black ink, over graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
42 x 57.1 cm (16 9/16 x 22 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in black ink at l.r.: herbert bayer 1930
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Walter Gropius
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Object Number
BRGA.45.1
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Winfried Nerdinger, Walter Gropius: The Architect Walter Gropius Drawings, Prints, Photographs, Complete Project Catalog, exh. cat., Busch-Reisinger Museum and Gebr. Mann Verlag (Cambridge and Berlin, 1985), pp. 142-3, ill. (color)

Freiräume: Häuser, die Geschichte machten, 1920 bis 1940, HypoVereinsbank (Munich, 1998), p. 153, color illus.

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. 102

Exhibition History

A Tribute to Walter Gropius, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 05/16/1983 - 07/01/1983

32Q: 1520 Art in Germany Between the Wars (Interwar and Bauhaus), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/10/2016 - 01/26/2017

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

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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