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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2012.258
People
Edvard Munch, Norwegian (Loiten, Norway 1863 - 1944 Ekely, Norway)
Title
Inger in a Red Dress
Other Titles
Former Title: Girl in a Red Dress (Inger Munch)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1896
Culture
Norwegian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil and crayon on board
Dimensions
irregular: 98.6 x 62 cm (38 13/16 x 24 7/16 in.)
frame: 111.7 x 75 cm (44 x 29 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l.: E Munch 1896
Provenance
Henrik Bull (by 1951). Otto Tschudi, (?-1986), sold; [Christie's London, March 31, 1987 (Lot 82). Lynn and Philip Straus, New York (2002-2004); Lynn Straus (2004-2012) gift; to Busch-Reisinger Museum/Harvard Art Museums, 2012.

NOTE
Henrik Bull was an architect who designed Munch's studio, so he may have acquired painting directly from the artist.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Lynn G. Straus in memory of Philip A. Straus
Copyright
© The Munch Museum / The Munch-Ellingsen Group / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
2012
Object Number
2012.258
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Gerd Woll, Edvard Munch: Complete Paintings, Thames & Hudson (2008), p. 341, fig. 355, ill. (color)

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