Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2009.13.25
People
Albert Renger-Patzsch, German (Würzburg 1897 - 1966 Wamel bei Soest)
Title
View of Rooftops from the Tower of Marienkirche, Lübeck
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Lübeck: Blick auf einen Häuserblock der Altstadt vom Turm der Marienkirche
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1928
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/191484
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gelatin silver print on coated wove paper
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 27.5 x 37.8 cm (10 13/16 x 14 7/8 in.)
sheet: 30 x 40.1 cm (11 13/16 x 15 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower margin (l.l. to l.r.), graphite, German: Lüb. 173 Lübeck, Blick auf die Altstadt
  • inscription: verso, ink, English: Gift of Germanic Museum

  • stamp: recto, l.r. margin, purple ink, German: Renger-Foto D.W.B.
  • stamp: verso, u.r., purple ink, German: Renger-Foto D.W.B.
  • stamp: verso, l.r., blue ink, English: Harvard Fine Arts Library Fogg Museum
Provenance
Germanic Museum, Cambridge, MA, purchase?, 1930, transfer, 1974.
Visual Collections, Harvard College Library Fine Arts Library, Cambridge, MA, transfer, 1974. Purchased by the Germanic Museum c. 1930. No accession record exists in BRM archive.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of the Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Germany
Accession Year
2009
Object Number
2009.13.25
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
unmounted
Publication History

Albert Renger-Patzsch, Lübeck: Achtzig Photographische Aufnahmen von Albert Renger-Patzsch, Verlag Ernst Wasmuth (Berlin, Germany, 1928), pl. 23

Ann Wilde and Thomas Weski, Albert Renger-Patzsch: Photographer of Objectivity, Schirmer Mosel (Cambridge, MA, 1998), no. 74, repr. b&w

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