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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR61.38
People
El Lissitzky, Russian (Pochinok, Russia 1890 - 1941 Moscow, Russia)
Title
Study for a Scene from "Of Two Squares"
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Vorstudie zu einer Seite des Büchleins "Von Zwei Quadraten"
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1922
Culture
Russian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite and gouache on off-white laid paper
Dimensions
26.7 x 21.4 cm (10 1/2 x 8 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: l.r., graphite, handwritten: 1918
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Lydia Dorner in memory of Dr. Alexander Dorner
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1961
Object Number
BR61.38
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), no. 388, p. 324, repr.

Exhibition History

From Werkbund to Bauhaus: Art and Design in Germany 1900-1934, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge

Works from the 20th Century Collection of the Busch-Reisinger, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 06/15/1980 - 09/01/1980; Wildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, 09/23/1980 - 10/24/1980

German Art of the Twenties, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 02/26/1981 - 04/11/1981

20th-Century Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 09/07/1981 - 11/11/1981

Deutsche Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts aus dem Busch-Reisinger Museum, Stadtische Galerie im Stadelschen Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, 10/23/1982 - 01/16/1983; Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin 30, 02/10/1983 - 04/17/1983; Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, 05/08/1983 - 06/26/1983

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

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