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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR51.271
People
Fritz Winter, German (Altenbögge near Unna 1905 - 1976 Herrsching am Ammersee)
Title
In Front of Red
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Vor Rot
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1951
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black paint and opaque and transparent watercolor on off-white thick paper
Dimensions
sight: 50 x 70 cm (19 11/16 x 27 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r., black ink: FWinter 51
  • inscription: on verso, l. r., in graphite: VOR ROT
  • inscription: on verso, l. r., in graphite: FWinter 51
Provenance
[Galerie Günther Francke, Munich], sold; to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1951
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Museum Purchase
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
BR51.271
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Charles L. Kuhn, German Expressionism and Abstract Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1957), cat. no. 99, b/w ill.

Peter Nisbet and Emilie Norris, Busch-Reisinger Museum: History and Holdings, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1991), p. 90, ill.

Lynette Roth and Ilka Voermann, Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2018), pp. 82-85, fig. 4, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

Contemporary Art: Loans and Recent Acquisitions, Fogg Art Museum, 04/12/1955 - 05/23/1955

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

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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