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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR54.125
People
Johannes Itten, Swiss (Süderen-Linden, Switzerland 1888 - 1967 Zurich, Switzerland)
Title
Nude
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Akt
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1916
Culture
Swiss
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/223357
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Charcoal on tan wove paper
Dimensions
45.3 x 31.8 cm (17 13/16 x 12 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in graphite at l.r.: Johannes Itten
  • inscription: l.l., graphite, handwritten, German, in artist's hand: L. Feininger zur Freund. Erinnerung
  • inscription: l.c., graphite, handwritten, German, in artist's hand: März 1923
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lyonel Feininger
Accession Year
1954
Object Number
BR54.125
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

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. 145

Exhibition History

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

Art of the Weimar Era, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 04/05/1982 - 05/22/1982

A Tribute to Walter Gropius, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 05/16/1983 - 07/01/1983

The Bauhaus and Harvard, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/08/2019 - 07/28/2019

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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