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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.

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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