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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1981.190
People
Gerhard Marcks, German (Berlin, Germany 1889 - 1981 Burgbrohl, Germany)
Title
Head of a Woman
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Frauenkopf
Former Title: Head of a Girl
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1951
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white modern laid paper
Dimensions
sight: 25.7 x 18.2 cm (10 1/8 x 7 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r., graphite, G Marcks
Provenance
[Curt Valentin, New York, New York], sold; to Agnes Mongan, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1951, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1981.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Agnes Mongan in memory of Paul Geier
Copyright
© Gerhard-Marcks-Stiftung, Bremen, Germany / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1981
Object Number
1981.190
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

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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