© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.119
People
Jean (Hans) Arp, French (Strasbourg, Alsace, Germany 1886 - 1966 Basel)
Title
Abstraction, Study for Harkness Commons Mural, Harvard University
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1950
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Opaque watercolor and black ink on off-white wove paper with architectural design
Dimensions
52 x 66.5 cm (20 1/2 x 26 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: label affixed, lower left: ARP / MEUDON 4
Provenance
Transfer from the Harvard Corporation.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from Harvard Corporation
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.119
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Simona Martinoli and Roland Scotti, ed., Public Arp: Hans Arp Architekturbezogene Arbeiten, exh. cat., Verlag Scheidegger & Spiess (Zurich, 2019), pp. 66-67, fig. 3b, ill. (b/w)

Exhibition History

Works from the 20th Century Collection of the Busch-Reisinger, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, 09/23/1980 - 10/24/1980

Hans Arp’s Constellations II, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/08/2019 - 07/28/2019

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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