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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR56.258
People
Gerhard Marcks, German (Berlin, Germany 1889 - 1981 Burgbrohl, Germany)
Title
The Cats, from the portfolio "New European Graphics, Portfolio I: Masters of the State Bauhaus in Weimar"
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Die Katzen; Katzen im Dachboden, aus Bauhaus Mappe "Neue Europäische Graphik, Erste Mappe: Meister d. Staatlichen Bauhauses in Weimar"
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1921
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/223513
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodcut printed in black ink on tan wove paper
Technique
Woodcut
Dimensions
block: 23.6 x 38.6 cm (9 5/16 x 15 3/16 in.)
sheet: 38 x 55 cm (14 15/16 x 21 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: twice in graphite at l.l.: Gerhard Marcks 1921
  • blind stamp: l.l.: Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
AP VIII/XX
Standard Reference Number
Lammek H27; Wingler I/7
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Julia Feininger
Copyright
© Gerhard-Marcks-Stiftung, Bremen, Germany / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1956
Object Number
BR56.258
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Bauhaus Art and Design, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 06/07/1982 - 10/30/1982

The Graphic Legacy of Paul Klee, Blum Art Institute, New York, 10/24/1983 - 12/27/1983

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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