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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1992.27
People
Peter Keetman, German (Wuppertal-Elberfeld, Germany 1916 - 2005 Marquartstein, Germany)
Title
Body Assembly (Volkswagen Factory)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Karosserierohbau (Volkswagenwerk)
Title: Lowering of the car body from the assembly stand onto the transverse assembly line for welding and soldering in the west part of hall 2, from the series "one week at the Volkswagen Factory," Wolfsburg 1953
Original Language Title: Absetzen der Karosserien aus den Aufbauböcken auf das Querband für Schweiß- und Lötarbeiten im Rohbau im Westen der Halle 2, aus der Serie "eine Woche im Volkswagenwerk", Wolfsburg 1953
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1953
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/221097
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gelatin Silver Print
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 23.5 x 17.2 cm (9 1/4 x 6 3/4 in.)
sheet: 24.3 x 17.5 cm (9 9/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: on verso in graphite at u.r.: Peter Keetman
  • stamp: on verso at u.r., black ink, German: FOTO UND COPYRIGHT / PETER KEETMAN / (13b) BREITBRUNN / AM CHIEMSEE. TEL. 305
  • inscription: on verso at u.r., graphite, handwritten: 1297
  • inscription: on verso at u.r., graphite, handwritten, in artist's hand: 1953
  • inscription: on verso at u.r., graphite, handwritten, German, in artist's hand: VW Werk
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Purchase through the generosity of the Cultural Council in the Federation of German Industry
Copyright
© Estate of Peter Keetman
Accession Year
1992
Object Number
1992.27
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
vintage print
Publication History

Lynette Roth, Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2018), pp. 355-356, fig. 1, ill. (b/w)

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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