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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1992.154
People
Bernhard Heisig, German (Breslau, Silesia (now Wroclaw, Poland) 1925 - 2011 Strodehne an der Havel, Brandenburg)
Title
Sketch for "Prussia"
Other Titles
Original Language Title: für "Preußen"
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1988
Places
Creation Place: Europe, German Democratic Republic
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/221222
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ballpoint ink and graphite on white wove paper
Dimensions
23 x 33 cm (9 1/16 x 13 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in graphite at l.r.: Heisig 88
  • inscription: l.l., graphite, German, in artist's hand: für "Preußen"
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of the Artist through the German Art Dealers Association
Accession Year
1992
Object Number
1992.154
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
sketchbook page
Publication History

Erika Gemar Költzsch, German Marks: Postwar Drawings and Prints Donated to the Busch-Reisinger Museum through the German Art Dealers Association, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1998), pp. 150-151, cat. no. 101, ill. (b/w)

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. 56

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