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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR50.45
People
Howard Dearstyne, American (Albany, N.Y., USA 1903 - 1979 Alexandria, Va., USA)
Sculpture: ? Willy Haas, German? (active c. 1928)
Title
Student Exercise, Dessau Bauhaus
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1928-1929
Period
Modern
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gelatin silver print
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 10.7 × 15.3 cm (4 3/16 × 6 in.)
sheet: 11.5 × 16.3 cm (4 1/2 × 6 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, u.c., black ink: 4 views of a piece of metal "sculpture" work / by _____ Haas, Bauhaus student, in the Vorkurs / (materials study course) of Josef Albers, / in 1928 or 1929.
  • stamp: verso, lower right, in red ink: Dearstyne
  • inscription: verso, center, in pencil: Arbeit von Haas
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Howard Dearstyne
Accession Year
1950
Object Number
BR50.45
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Photograph by Howard Dearstyne of four views of a single metal sculpture by an unidentified Bauhaus student with the last name of Haas in Josef Albers's materials study course in 1928 or 1929.
Exhibition History

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

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