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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR49.576.A-HH
People
Josef Hartwig, German (Munich, Germany 1880 - 1955 Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
Title
Chess Set (32 Pieces)
Classification
Recreational Artifacts
Work Type
game
Date
c. 1923-1924
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/217380
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wood, paint and felt
Dimensions
6 x 3.3 x 3.3 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/16 x 1 5/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Association Fund
Copyright
© Josef Hartwig / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
BR49.576.A-HH
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
The chessboard (BR49.576.GG) is part of BR49.576.A-HH (Josef Hartwig, Chess Set), but Peter Nisbet does not think it is a Bauhaus design. (K.Mims, 1/17/2002)
Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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