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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1997.15
People
Joseph Beuys, German (Krefeld, Germany 1921 - 1986 Düsseldorf, Germany)
Published by Edition Staeck, Heidelberg
Title
Hare Stone
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Hasenstein
Classification
Multiples
Work Type
sculpture, multiple
Date
1982
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/217938
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Basalt, gold spraypaint
Dimensions
irregular: 114.5 x 31.7 cm (45 1/16 x 12 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in black ink on right side: Joseph Beuys 3/7
  • inscription: in artist's hand: on right end of stone (when viewing sculpture with gold hare at right): (female) symbol in green paint; in black, line ending in two short vertical lines
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
3 / 7
Standard Reference Number
Schellmann 460, p. 351; Taken from Print authority field:Schellmann 460B
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Willy and Charlotte Reber Collection, Gift of Charlotte Reber
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1997
Object Number
1997.15
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
second hare stencilled in gold noted on 4th side of stone (moving around the stone clockwise from first hare running right on "side 1"); this stencil is centered on the stone and running the opposite direction. The stone has 5 horizontal "sides"
Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions from the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Central and Northern Art and Design from 1880 to the Present, Harvard University Art Museums, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 04/19/2000 - 07/09/2000

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