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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1956.28
People
Max Beckmann, German (Leipzig, Germany 1884 - 1950 New York, N.Y., USA)
Title
Portrait of Mrs. Swarzenski
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1923
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297166
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on cream wove paper, darkened
Dimensions
46.2 x 29 cm (18 3/16 x 11 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r., graphite: Beckmann
  • inscription: upper right, graphite: blau / rosa gelb
  • inscription: lower left, graphite: B0350 / NY 1611
  • inscription: lower right, graphite: OET[?]
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: B9754
Provenance
[Buchholz Gallery, Curt Valentin, New York, New York], sold; to Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Massachusetts (L. 2091), 1946, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1956.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Meta and Paul J. Sachs
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1956
Object Number
1956.28
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Works from the 20th Century Collection of the Busch-Reisinger, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 06/15/1980 - 09/01/1980; Wildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, 09/23/1980 - 10/24/1980

German Art of the Twenties, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 02/26/1981 - 04/11/1981

20th-Century Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 09/07/1981 - 11/11/1981

19th- and 20th-Century Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 02/08/1982

Deutsche Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts aus dem Busch-Reisinger Museum, Stadtische Galerie im Stadelschen Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, 10/23/1982 - 01/16/1983; Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin 30, 02/10/1983 - 04/17/1983; Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, 05/08/1983 - 06/26/1983

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