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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1992.186.5
People
Wolfgang Mattheuer, German (Reichenbach, Germany 1927 - 2004 Leipzig, Germany)
Title
Greatness and Misery, from the portfolio "Suite '89"
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Größe und Elend, aus "Suite '89"
Series/Book Title: Suite '89
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1989
Places
Creation Place: Europe, German Democratic Republic
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/173384
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Linocut printed in black ink of white wove paper
Technique
Linocut
Dimensions
block: 70.8 x 84.8 cm (27 7/8 x 33 3/8 in.)
sheet: 85.4 x 99.4 cm (33 5/8 x 39 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in graphite at l.r.: W. Mattheuer 89
  • inscription: l.l., graphite, in artist's hand: 39/50
  • inscription: l.r., graphite, German, in artist's hand: "Größe und Elend"
  • blind stamp: l.l.: Taborpresse Berlin
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Galerie Brusberg through the German Art Dealers Association
Accession Year
1992
Object Number
1992.186.5
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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