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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.483.A-B
People
Joseph Beuys, German (Krefeld, Germany 1921 - 1986 Düsseldorf, Germany)
Published by Edizioni Factotum-Art, Verona
Title
ELEMENT
Classification
Multiples
Work Type
multiple, sculpture
Date
1982
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/349269
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Copper and iron
Dimensions
31.5 x 44 x 1 cm (12 3/8 x 17 5/16 x 3/8 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
1 / 50 plus X plus 4 a.p.
Standard Reference Number
Schellmann 465, p. 355
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Willy and Charlotte Reber Collection, Benjamin and Lilian Hertzberg Purchase Fund
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.483.A-B
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Copper plate and iron plate
Publication History

Victoria Bunting, "Fat, Sulphur, Chocolate, and Blood: Storage Preservation and a Condition Survey for a Large Collection of Works by Joseph Beuys" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1996), Unpublished, pp.1-245 passim

Craig Uram, "Is That Supposed to Be There?: Examination and Survey of a Selection of Joseph Beuys' Multiples with Metal Components" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 2007), Unpublished, pp. 1-245 passim

Exhibition History

Making Myth Modern: Primordial Themes in German 20th-Century Sculpture, Harvard University Art Museums, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 07/14/2007 - 12/30/2007

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