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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Jeanne Mammen, German (Berlin, Germany 1890 - 1976 Berlin, Germany)
Dance Orchestra
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Ball-Orchester
Work Type
c. 1930
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Watercolor on paper
44.2 x 36.3 cm (17 3/8 x 14 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: u.r. in graphite: J. Mammen
  • inscription: l.l. of mount, graphite, handwritten: No. 32/9
  • inscription: l.l. of mount, graphite, handwritten: Ball Orchester
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Merkert A 361
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Robert Paul Mann
© Mammen-Gesellschaft e. V. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Germany
Accession Year
Object Number
Modern and Contemporary Art
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Publication History

Jeanne Mammen. Aquarelle. Paris, Brüssel vor 1915. Berlin 20er Jahre, exh. cat., Galerie Brockstedt (Hamburg, Germany, 1971), cat. no. 53, no ill.

Peter Nisbet, ed., German Realist Drawings of the 1920s, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1986), p. 121, cat. no. 81, b/w ill.

Jeanne Mammen. Köpfe und Szenen. Berlin 1920-1933, exh. cat., Kunsthalle Emden and Jeanne-Memmen-Gesellschaft (Emden/Berlin, Germany, 1991), p. 171, cat. no. 15, no ill.

Louise R. Noun, Three artists of the Weimar Era: Hannah Höch, Käthe Kollwitz, Jeanne Mammen, exh. cat., Des Moines Art Center (Des Moines, Iowa, 1994), p. 114, plate 57, col. ill.

Jörn Merkert, ed., Jeanne Mammen 1890-1976. Monographie und Werverzeichnis, Wienand Verlag (Cologne, Germany, 1997), p. 269, cat. no. A 361, b/w ill.

Exhibition History

Jeanne Mammen - Aquarelle Paris, Brüssel vor 1915, Berlin 20er Jahre, Galerie Brockstedt, 04/01/1971 - 05/01/1971

German Realist Drawings of the 1920s, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 05/15/1986 - 07/06/1986; Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 07/06/1986 - 09/28/1986; Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 10/25/1986 - 12/28/1986

Three Berlin Artists of the Weimar Era: Hannah Hoech, Kaethe Kollwitz, Jeanne Mammen, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, 04/23/1994 - 07/17/1994; Galerie St. Etienne, New York, 09/13/1994 - 11/05/1994

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