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Identification and Creation

Object Number
Jeanne Mammen, German (Berlin, Germany 1890 - 1976 Berlin, Germany)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Bierschwemme
Work Type
c. 1931
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Physical Descriptions

Watercolor over graphite on off-white wove paper mounted to off-white card
38.3 x 34.2 cm (15 1/16 x 13 7/16 in.)
sheet: 57.4 x 48.1 cm (22 5/8 x 18 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in graphite at l.r.: J. Mammen
  • inscription: at l.l. of mount, graphite, handwritten, German: Bierschwemme

State, Edition, Standard Reference Number

Standard Reference Number
Merkert A 314

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ruppert
© 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. 62, no ill.
  • Jeanne Mammen. Köpfe und Szenen. Berlin 1920-1933, exh. cat., Kunsthalle Emden and Jeanne-Memmen-Gesellschaft (Emden/Berlin, Germany, 1991), p. 173, cat. no. 59, 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. 111, plate 53, col. ill.
  • Jörn Merkert, ed., Jeanne Mammen 1890-1976. Monographie und Werverzeichnis, Wienand Verlag (Cologne, Germany, 1997), p. 275, cat. no. A 413, b/w ill.

Exhibition History

  • Jeanne Mammen - Aquarelle Paris, Brüssel vor 1915, Berlin 20er Jahre, Galerie Brockstedt, 04/01/1971 - 05/01/1971
  • "Jeanne Mammen" (correct title unknown), Harvard Club of Boston (Downtown), 04/01/1986 - 05/01/1986
  • 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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