© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR48.98
People
Herbert Bayer, American (Haag, Austria 1900 - 1985 Santa Barbara, CA)
Title
Study in Materials: Cloth and Woodshavings
Other Titles
Former Title: Exact Depiction of Varied Materials
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1921
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/225750
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on cream wove paper
Dimensions
image: 13.1 × 10.9 cm (5 3/16 × 4 5/16 in.)
sheet: 14.3 × 12.2 cm (5 5/8 × 4 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: Removed from mat board, type written: EXACT DEPICTION OF VARIED MATERIALS
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
BR48.98
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

John David Farmer and Geraldine Weiss, ed., Concepts of the Bauhaus: The Busch-Reisinger Museum Collection, exh. cat. (1971), cat. no. 2, b/w illus. p 33

Exhibition History

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

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

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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