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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.55
People
Ruth Hallensleben, German (Cologne, Germany 1898 - 1977 Cologne, Germany)
Title
Untitled (Advertising Photograph of Wallpaper by Pickhardt & Siebert, Gummersbach)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Ohne Titel (Werbefotografie für Tapeten von Pickhardt & Siebert, Gummersbach)
Former Title: Wallpaper by Pickhardt & Siebert, Gummersbach
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1955
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 23.1 x 17.4 cm (9 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)
sheet: 23.7 × 17.7 cm (9 5/16 × 6 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • stamp: on verso at u.r., blue ink, German: Aufnahme gesetzl. geschützt, // Sammelbezeichnung // nicht gestattet // Jedesmalige Reproduktion // nur mit Genehmigung und // Autorenangabe: // Ruth Hallensleben Köln
  • stamp: on verso at u.r., blue ink, German: Ruth Hallensleben GDL // Lichtbildwerkstätte // Wiehl (Bez. Köln)
  • inscription: on verso at l.r., graphite, handwritten: P8306105
Provenance
The Cultural Council in the Federation of German Industry, gift; Harvard University Art Museums, 1991
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of The Cultural Council in the Federation of German Industry
Accession Year
1991
Object Number
1991.55
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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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. 67

Exhibition History

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

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