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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR57.39
People
Hans Jaenisch, German (Eilenstedt, Germany 1907 - 1989)
Title
Night Watchman
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Nachtwächter
Alternate Title: Composition
Alternate Title: Amrum I
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1956
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/223575
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor on brown wove paper
Dimensions
14.9 x 10.6 cm (5 7/8 x 4 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in black ink at l.l.: Jae
  • inscription: verso, t., graphite, handwritten: 10-
  • inscription: verso, t., graphite, handwritten: 17-7-56.
  • inscription: verso, t., graphite, handwritten: Nachtwächter
Provenance
The artist, [Kunstverein Hannover], sold; to Charles L. Kuhn, 1957, gift; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1957
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Charles L. Kuhn
Accession Year
1957
Object Number
BR57.39
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
image on recto of blank postcard
printed postcard format on verso
Publication History

118. Frühjahrsausstellung. Kunstverein Hannover, exh. cat., Kunstverein Hannover (Hanover, Germany, 1957), cat. no. 85, no ill.

Charles L. Kuhn, German Expressionism and Abstract Art, Busch-Reisinger Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1967), fig. no. 43, b/w ill.

Exhibition History

118. Frühjahrsausstellung, Kunstverein Hannover, 03/17/1957 - 04/22/1957

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