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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR56.235
People
Lyonel Feininger, American (New York, NY 1871 - 1956 New York, NY)
Author: Walter Gropius, German (Berlin, Germany 1883 - 1969 Boston, Mass., USA)
Title
Program of the State Bauhaus in Weimar
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Programm des Staatlichen Bauhauses in Weimar
Former Title: Cover of the "Bauhaus Proclamation"
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1919
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/223124
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodcut with letterpress printed in black ink on green wove paper
Technique
Woodcut
Dimensions
image: 30.2 x 18.6 cm (11 7/8 x 7 5/16 in.)
full sheet (open): 32 x 39.3 cm (12 5/8 x 15 1/2 in.)
half sheet (folded): 32 x 19.7 cm (12 5/8 x 7 3/4 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Julia Feininger
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Accession Year
1956
Object Number
BR56.235
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
text is relief print (letterpress?)
Publication History

Leah Dickerman and Barry Bergdoll, Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity, exh. cat., ed. David Frankel, Museum of Modern Art, New York (New York, 2009), cat. nos. 38-39, p. 64, color repr. p. 65

Exhibition History

German Art of the Twenties, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 02/26/1981 - 04/11/1981

From Impressionism to the Bauhaus: German Master Prints from the Harvard Collection, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 05/19/1981 - 06/29/1981

Art of the Weimar Era, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 04/05/1982 - 05/22/1982

A Tribute to Walter Gropius, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 05/16/1983 - 07/01/1983

The Bauhaus Workshops: 1919-1933, American Craft Museum, New York, 06/29/1994 - 09/12/1994

Lyonel Feininger in Germany: 1887-1937, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 02/10/1996 - 05/12/1996

Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 11/08/2009 - 01/25/2010

The Bauhaus and Harvard, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/08/2019 - 07/28/2019

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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