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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1993.17
People
Per Kirkeby, Danish (Copenhagen, Denmark 1938 - 2018 Copenhagen, Denmark)
Title
Wood-Variation II
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Wald-Variation II
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1989
Culture
Danish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/215461
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
200 x 130 cm (78 3/4 x 51 3/16 in.)
Provenance
Per Kirkeby, created, 1989; sold through Michael Werner Gallery, New York and Cologne, 1993.
Michael Werner Gallery, New York and Cologne, dealer representing the artist, sold to Novo Nordisk of North America, New York, 1993.
Novo Nordisk of North America, New York, purchased from Michael Werner Gallery, 1993; gift to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1993.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Novo Nordisk A/S
Copyright
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Year
1993
Object Number
1993.17
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Peter Nisbet and Joseph Koerner, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, ed. Peter Nisbet, Harvard University Art Museums and Scala Publishers Ltd. (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 2007), p. 36

Per Kirkeby, exh. cat., Hatje Cantz Verlag (Germany, 2009), cat. no. 41, p. 130, color repr.

Exhibition History

Per Kirkeby Retrospective, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, 09/02/2008 - 01/11/2009

Per Kirkeby, Tate Modern, London, 06/17/2009 - 09/06/2009; Stiftung Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, 09/26/2009 - 01/10/2010

32Q: 1100 60’s Experiment, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/10/2019 - 10/04/2021

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