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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BRGA.22.5
People
Werner Jackson (b. Isaacsohn), German (Holzminden, Germany 1904 - 1984 Oxford, England)
Walter Gropius, German (Berlin, Germany 1883 - 1969 Boston, Mass., USA)
Title
Housing Development, Dessau-Törten, 1926-1928: Color scheme for walls and ceilings
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1926-1928
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/176285
Physical Descriptions
Medium
graphite, gouache, and collaged typewritten labels, on cream wove paper, tracing sheet attached
Dimensions
42 x 59 cm (16 9/16 x 23 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in black ink at u.r.: W. Isaacsohn
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Walter Gropius
Copyright
© Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin
Object Number
BRGA.22.5
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Andreas Schwarting, Die Siedlung Dessau-Torten: Rationalitat als asthetisches Programm, Thelem (Dresden, Germany, 2010), p. 156, fig. 133, ill.

Morgan Ridler, "The Bauhaus Wall-Painting Workshop: Mural Painting to Wallpapering, Art to Product" (2016), p. 229-280

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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