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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR49.721
People
Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack, Australian (Frankfurt am Main, Germany 1893 - 1965 Sydney, Australia)
Title
Exercise in Advancing and Receding Values
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1922-1923
Period
Modern
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/225130
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Collage of opaque watercolor painted ovals and painted strips on black wove paper
Dimensions
66.9 × 50 cm (26 5/16 × 19 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: recto, l.l., red watercolor: Mack
  • label: recto, l.r., typewritten in black ink: Experiments for advancing or receding and the variation of coloyr tone. / The forms themselves are identifcal in size and in shade colour.
    recto, l.r., pencil: FOR 5
  • exhibition label: verso, l.r., black ink: Museum of Modern Art / LOAN / A.38. 1638 / Bayer
    [struck through in pencil with BRM number added]
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Association Fund
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
BR49.721
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

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

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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