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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR48.104
People
Herbert Bayer, American (Haag, Austria 1900 - 1985 Santa Barbara, CA)
Title
Design for a Bauhaus Exhibition Poster
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1923
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/225332
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Opaque watercolor and black ink over graphite on cream wove paper
Dimensions
sheet: 43.6 x 31.9 cm (17 3/16 x 12 9/16 in.)
frame: 57.5 x 43.5 x 2.5 cm (22 5/8 x 17 1/8 x 1 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: On verso: Museum of Modern Art Loan A.38.2001
  • label: On verso: Design for billboard poster Herbert Bayer 1923 1448.104
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of the artist
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1948
Object Number
BR48.104
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Jeannine Fiedler, ed., Bauhaus, Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft (Cologne, Germany, 2000), p. 490-491

Leah Dickerman and Barry Bergdoll, Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity, exh. cat., ed. David Frankel, Museum of Modern Art, New York (New York, 2009), cat. no. 193, p. 152, color repr.

Exhibition History

Bauhaus Art and Design, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 06/07/1982 - 10/30/1982

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

Modell Bauhaus, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin-Kreuzberg, 07/22/2009 - 10/04/2009

Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 11/08/2009 - 01/25/2010

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

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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