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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2018.214
People
Hans Namuth, American (Essen, Germany 1915 - 1990 East Hampton, New York)
Mural: Joan Miró, Spanish (Barcelona, Spain 1893 - 1983 Palma de Mallorca, Spain)
Walter Gropius, German (Berlin, Germany 1883 - 1969 Boston, Mass., USA)
Title
Portrait of Walter Gropius with Joan Miro mural, Graduate Center, Harvard University
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1952
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Massachusetts, Cambridge
Culture
American
Location
Level 3, Room 3500, Special Exhibitions Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gelatin silver print
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
20.3 × 25.4 cm (8 × 10 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: On verso: 1952 / [Walter Gropius]
  • stamp: On verso, in black ink: Hans Namuth / Photography / 125 East 78th St. Butterfield 8-0777 / New York 21, N.Y.
  • stamp: On verso, in black ink: Not For Reproduction / unless authorized by / Hans Namuth / 125 East 78th Street / New York 21, N.Y.
Provenance
Walter Gropius papers, Harvard Art Museums, Archives, transferred; to Harvard Art Museums, 2018.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Transfer from Harvard Art Museums Archives, Walter Gropius Papers
Accession Year
2018
Object Number
2018.214
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

The Bauhaus and Harvard, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/08/2019 - 07/28/2019

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