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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1992.93
People
Gerhard Altenbourg, German (Rödlichen-Schnepfenthal, Germany 1926 - 1989 Meissen, Germany)
Title
Nymph
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Nymphe
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1950
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Lithograph on off-white modern laid paper
Technique
Lithograph
Dimensions
plate: 38 x 27 cm (14 15/16 x 10 5/8 in.)
sheet: 58.3 x 40.6 cm (22 15/16 x 16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: on verso in black ink at l.l.: Gerhard Altenbourg
  • inscription: l.l., black ink, German, in artist's hand: Nympha
  • inscription: l.l., black ink, in artist's hand: 50
  • blind stamp: l.r.
  • inscription: l.r., black ink, in artist's hand: GA
  • inscription: on verso in graphite at l. r.: 22
  • label: removed from backing board: Gerhard Altenbourg / "nympha", 1950 / Lithografie / 58 x 40,5 cm
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Mehnert 106 Janda L27
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Dieter Brusberg through the German Art Dealers Association
Accession Year
1992
Object Number
1992.93
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Erika Gemar Költzsch, German Marks: Postwar Drawings and Prints Donated to the Busch-Reisinger Museum through the German Art Dealers Association, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1998), p. 164, cat. no. 122, no ill.

Lynette Roth and Ilka Voermann, Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2018), pp. 263-265, cat. no. 31.2, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

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

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