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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Jeanne Mammen, German (Berlin, Germany 1890 - 1976 Berlin, Germany)
Artists' Marriage
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Künstlerehe
Work Type
c. 1928
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Watercolor and graphite on cream wove paper
41 x 28 cm (16 1/8 x 11 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in graphite at l.l.: J Mammen
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Merkert A 287
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. 55, no ill.

Jeanne Mammen. Köpfe und Szenen. Berlin 1920-1933, exh. cat., Kunsthalle Emden and Jeanne-Memmen-Gesellschaft (Emden/Berlin, Germany, 1991), p. 174, cat. no. 61, no ill.

Jörn Merkert, ed., Jeanne Mammen 1890-1976. Monographie und Werverzeichnis, Wienand Verlag (Cologne, Germany, 1997)

Annelie Lügtens, ed., Jeanne Mammen: The Observer (Retrospective 1910-1975), exh. cat., Berlinische Galerie, Landesmuseum für Moderne Kunst, Fotografie und Architektur and Hirmer Verlag (Berlin and Munich, 2017), pp. 17, 51, 55, 244, cat. #89, ill. (color)

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

Jeanne Mammen. Köpfe und Szenen. Berlin 1920-1933, Kunsthalle Emden, 04/28/1991 - 06/23/1991; Museum Morsbroich, 07/06/1991 - 08/18/1991; Wilhelm-Busch-Museum, Hannover, 09/01/1991 - 10/20/1991

32Q: 1520 Art in Germany Between the Wars (Interwar and Bauhaus), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/24/2016 - 08/10/2016

Jeanne Mammen. The Retrospective, Berlinische Galerie, Landesmuseum für Moderne Kunst, Fotografie und Architektur, Berlin, 10/06/2017 - 01/15/2018

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