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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR50.32.B
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Untitled [Decorations for the Metal Party at the Bauhaus, Dessau, February 9, 1929]
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1929
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/220782
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 8.2 x 11 cm (3 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.)
sheet: 8.8 x 11.5 cm (3 7/16 x 4 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: print verso, u.c., black ink, English: Metallfest ("Metal party") // at Bauhaus in 1928 or 1929. // "Christmas tree" balls // hanging from beams in one of the corridors. // Photo by ________ Ludwig, // a Bauhaus student
  • stamp: print verso, l.r., red ink: DEARSTYNE
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Howard Dearstyne
Accession Year
1950
Object Number
BR50.32.B
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

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. 118

Exhibition History

32Q: 1520 Art in Germany Between the Wars (Interwar and Bauhaus), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/04/2016 - 08/10/2016

The Bauhaus and Harvard, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/08/2019 - 07/28/2019

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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