El Lissitzky, Proun, 1926. Gouache, gray wash, graphite, silver paint, and colored paper collage on brown card. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Fredric Wertham Collection, Gift of his wife Hesketh, 1985.200. Artwork: © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn. © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.200
People
El Lissitzky, Russian (Pochinok, Russia 1890 - 1941 Moscow, Russia)
Title
Proun
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1926
Culture
Russian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
gouache, gray wash, graphite, silver paint, and colored paper collage on brown card
Technique
Collage
Dimensions
26.5 x 36.4 cm (10 7/16 x 14 5/16 in.)
Provenance
Käthe Steinitz, Hannover/Los Angeles. The Fredric Wertham Collection, gift of his wife Hesketh; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1985.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Fredric Wertham Collection, Gift of his wife Hesketh
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.200
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

HAA 176m Berlin and Moscow, 1918/1930 Rotation #1 (S421) Spring 2011, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 01/22/2011 - 03/12/2011

Strategies of Exhibition Design in the Twentieth Century: History and Theory, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2013 - 06/01/2013

What about Revolution? Aesthetic Practices after 1917, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/26/2017 - 01/07/2018

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