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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.192
People
Konrad Klapheck, German (Düsseldorf, Germany born 1935)
Title
Sketch for "Hero’s Chant"
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Zeichnung für "Heldenlied"
Former Title: Sketch for "Hero's Song"
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1975
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Charcoal and red pencil on prepared canvas
Dimensions
224 x 281 cm (88 3/16 x 110 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in oil at u.l.: Klapheck
  • label: on verso at u.r., blue ink on paper: Konrad KLAPHECK // Vorzeichnung zum Ölbild // "Heldenlied" // 1975 // 224 x 281 cm
  • label: on verso, blue ink on paper: Konrad KLAPHECK // Zeichung für "Heldenlied" // Dessin pour "Chant héroïque // 1975
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Lufthansa German Airlines
Copyright
© Konrad Klapheck / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.192
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Werner Hofmann, ed., Konrad Klapheck: Retrospective 1955-1985, exh. cat., Prestel Verlag (Munich, 1985), cat. no. 56

Peter Nisbet and Emilie Norris, Busch-Reisinger Museum: History and Holdings, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1991), p. 99, ill.

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. 35

Exhibition History

Konrad Klapheck Retrospektive 1955-1985, Hamburger Kunsthalle, 10/04/1985 - 11/24/1985; Kunsthalle Tübingen, 01/04/1986 - 02/09/1986; Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst München, 02/21/1986 - 04/13/1986

32Q: 1100 60’s Experiment, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/27/2017 - 04/12/2018

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