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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Oskar Kokoschka, Austrian (Pöchlarn, Austria 1886 - 1980 Montreux, Switzerland)
Portrait of Heinrich von Neumann
Work Type
Creation Place: Europe
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Oil on canvas
90.1 × 59.9 cm (35 1/2 × 23 9/16 in.)
framed: 105.4 × 75.2 × 7.6 cm (41 1/2 × 29 5/8 × 3 in.)
Frau von Neumann, sold; [M. Gluekselig and Son, New York], sold; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1951.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Association Fund
Accession Year
Object Number
Modern and Contemporary Art
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Publication History

Charles Werner Haxthausen, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, Abbeville Press (New York, NY, 1980), p. 29, repr.

Kristin A. Mortimer and William G. Klingelhofer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press (Cambridge and New York, 1986), no. 376, p. 314, repr.

Peter Nisbet and Emilie Norris, Busch-Reisinger Museum: History and Holdings, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1991), p. 64, ill.

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. 147

Catherine Hug and Heike Eipeldauer, Oskar Kokoschka: Expressionist, Migrant, European. A Retrospective, exh. cat., Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft / Kunsthaus Zürich, Leopold Museum, and Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg (Vienna and Berlin, 2018), pp. 110, 297, Cat. 35, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

Works from the 20th Century Collection of the Busch-Reisinger, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, 09/23/1980 - 10/24/1980

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

A Bitter Truth - The Avant-Garde and the Great War, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, 06/09/1994 - 08/28/1994; Barbican Art Gallery, London, 09/29/1994 - 12/11/1994

Modern Art at Harvard, Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo, 07/31/1999 - 09/26/1999; Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, 10/09/1999 - 11/14/1999; Matsuzakaya Art Museum, Nagoya, 12/02/1999 - 12/27/1999; Oita City Museum, Oita, 01/06/2000 - 02/06/2000; Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Ibaraki, 02/11/2000 - 03/26/2000

OK - Expressionist, Migrant, Europäer. Oskar Kokoschka Retrospektive, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, 12/14/2018 - 03/10/2019; Leopold Museum, Vienna, 04/04/2019 - 07/08/2019

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