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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1992.99
People
Willi Baumeister, German (Stuttgart, Germany 1889 - 1955 Stuttgart, Germany)
Title
Linear Figures with Giants
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Linienfiguren mit Riesen
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1949
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/221422
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Charcoal, stumped, and pastel on cream laid paper
Dimensions
31.3 x 48.4 cm (12 5/16 x 19 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in graphite at l.l.: Baumeister
  • inscription: l.l., graphite, German, in artist's hand: für Heisig 2/3 49
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Ponert 1905
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of the Artist's Estate through the German Art Dealers Association
Accession Year
1992
Object Number
1992.99
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Dietmar Jürgen Ponert, Willi Baumeister: Werkverzeichnis der Zeichnungen Gouachen und Collagen, DuMont (Köln, Germany, 1988), cat. no. 1905

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. 21, 92, cat. no. 45, ill. (color & b/w)

Exhibition History

Aspects of Art in West Germany, 1945-1965, Harvard University Art Museums, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 08/22/1992 - 10/18/1992

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