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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2016.100
People
Carl Strüwe, German (Bielefeld, Germany 1898 - 1988 Bielefeld, Germany)
Title
Plankton 1. Above: Algae Colony (Asterionella), Below: Green Algae (Volvox)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Urfamilien im Plankton (1). Kieselalge (Asterionella, o.) und Grünalge (Volvox, u.)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1952, printed late 1950s
Culture
German
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gelatin silver print
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
57.5 × 47.6 cm (22 5/8 × 18 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: On verso, in graphite: CST 067 / 1-172, 1952, 1/2
  • inscription: On verso: Unfamilien im Plankton / (oben: Algenverband; unden: Fierstaaten / ca. 1000:1
  • stamp: On verso, in purple ink: CARL STRUWE / BIELEFELD / DITFURTHSTR. 39c / CARL STRUWE / Formen des Mikrokosmos
Provenance
[Steven Kasher Gallery, New York], sold; to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2016.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
1/2
Standard Reference Number
Gottfried Jäger 1-172
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Antonia Paepcke DuBrul Fund
Accession Year
2016
Object Number
2016.100
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

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