Identification and Creation
Object Number
BRGA.10.3
People
Walter Gropius, German (Berlin, Germany 1883 - 1969 Boston, Mass., USA)
Adolf Meyer, German (Mechernich, Germany 1881 - 1929 Baltrum, Germany)
Title
Competition Entry for "Chicago Tribune" Tower, 1922: Elevation
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1922
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/218176
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink and gray wash on paper
Dimensions
152.4 × 76.2 cm (60 × 30 in.)
framed: 170.2 × 93.3 cm (67 × 36 3/4 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Walter Gropius
Object Number
BRGA.10.3
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Charles Werner Haxthausen, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, Abbeville Press (New York, NY, 1980), p. 138, repr.

Peter Nisbet and Emilie Norris, Busch-Reisinger Museum: History and Holdings, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1991), p. 85, ill.

Exhibition History

Deutsche Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts aus dem Busch-Reisinger Museum, Stadtische Galerie im Stadelschen Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, 10/23/1982 - 01/16/1983; Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin 30, 02/10/1983 - 04/17/1983; Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, 05/08/1983 - 06/26/1983

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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