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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1995.717
People
Joseph Beuys, German (Krefeld, Germany 1921 - 1986 Düsseldorf, Germany)
Title
Economic Value Footbath Salts
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Wirtschaftswert Fussbadesalz
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
c. 1979
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/219420
Location
Level 1, Room 1100, Modern and Contemporary Art, The Sixties Experiment/Multiple Strategies
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Epsom salts in paper pouch, inscribed in red fiber-tip ink, stamped
Dimensions
actual: 12.4 x 8.3 x 1 cm (4 7/8 x 3 1/4 x 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in red fiber-tip ink at u.c.: Joseph Beuys
  • inscription: l.c., red fiber-tip ink, handwritten, German, in artist's hand: 1 Wirtschaftswert
  • stamp: u.r., black ink, German: Hauptstrom (circular stamp)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Willy and Charlotte Reber Collection
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1995
Object Number
1995.717
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 1100 60’s Experiment, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/18/2022 - 10/03/2022

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