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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1992.30
People
Peter Keetman, German (Wuppertal-Elberfeld, Germany 1916 - 2005 Marquartstein, Germany)
Title
Front Fenders (Volkswagen Factory)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Vordere Kotflügel (Volkswagenwerk)
Title: Front fenders as mounting parts in front of the assembly stand in hall 2, from the series "one week at the Volkswagen Factory," Wolfsburg 1953
Original Language Title: Kotflügel vorn als Anbauteile vor dem Aufbaubock im Rohbau Halle 2, aus der Serie "eine Woche im Volkswagenwerk", Wolfsburg 1953
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1953
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gelatin silver print
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 23.1 x 17.2 cm (9 1/8 x 6 3/4 in.)
sheet: 23.5 x 17.7 cm (9 1/4 x 6 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: on verso in graphite at u.r.: Peter Keetman / 1953
  • stamp: on verso at u.r., black ink, German: FOTO UND COPYRIGHT / PETER KEETMAN / (13b) BREITBRUNN / AM CHIEMSEE. TEL. 305
  • inscription: on verso at u.r., graphite, handwritten: 6/1337
  • inscription: on verso at u.r., graphite, handwritten: 1337
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Purchase through the generosity of the Cultural Council in the Federation of German Industry
Accession Year
1992
Object Number
1992.30
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
vintage print
Publication History

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. 66

Lynette Roth and Ilka Voermann, Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2018), pp. 355-356, 359, cat. no. 50.4, ill. (b/w)

Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions from the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Central and Northern Art and Design from 1880 to the Present, Harvard University Art Museums, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 04/19/2000 - 07/09/2000

Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/09/2018 - 06/03/2018

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