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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR61.44
People
Carl Buchheister, German (Hanover, Germany 1890 - 1964 Hanover, Germany)
Title
Composition with Dot Theme
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Komposition mit Punktthema
Former Title: Composition
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1952
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Alkyd and modified oil paint on machine-made laid paper
Dimensions
35.6 x 30.5 cm (14 x 12 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: on verso, in graphite: Carl Buchheister
  • inscription: on verso, in graphite: für Axel Dorner// zum 60. Geburtstag 19. Jan. 1953
  • inscription: on verso, in graphite: Carl Buchheister Hannover// Komposition mit Punktthema 1952
  • inscription: on verso, in graphite: oben
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Kemp 1952/31
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Lydia Dorner in memory of Dr. Alexander Dorner
Accession Year
1961
Object Number
BR61.44
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Willi Kemp, ed., Carl Buchheister. Werkverzeichnis der abstrakten Arbeiten, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König (Cologne, Germany, 1998), p. 258, cat. no. 31

Lynette Roth and Ilka Voermann, Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2018), pp. 326-328, cat. no. 44.1, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

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

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