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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR67.5
People
Willi Baumeister, German (Stuttgart, Germany 1889 - 1955 Stuttgart, Germany)
Title
Archaic Group of Figures
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Figurengruppe archaisch
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1943
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Charcoal, and black chalk with stumping and erasing on brown modern laid paper
Dimensions
26.5 x 36 cm (10 7/16 x 14 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in graphite at l.r.: Baumeister 43
Provenance
Stephen D. Paine Collection, Boston, gift; Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1967
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Ponert 1433
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Paine
Copyright
© Willi Baumeister / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Germany
Accession Year
1967
Object Number
BR67.5
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Dietmar Jürgen Ponert, Willi Baumeister: Werkverzeichnis der Zeichnungen Gouachen und Collagen, DuMont (Köln, Germany, 1988), cat. no. 1433

Exhibition History

Works from the 20th Century Collection of the Busch-Reisinger, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, 09/23/1980 - 10/24/1980

19th- and 20th-Century Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 02/08/1982

Aspects of Art in West Germany, 1945-1965, Harvard University Art Museums, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 08/22/1992 - 10/18/1992

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

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