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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR50.596.A
People
Hannes Beckmann, German (Stuttgart, Germany 1909 - 1977 Hanover, New Hampshire, USA)
Title
Construction in Sheet Metal
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
1950
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/225194
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Painted brass
Dimensions
12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of the artist; Hannes Beckmann
Accession Year
1950
Object Number
BR50.596.A
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
This sculpture is broken into three pieces: one intact bottom piece comprised of two segments (BR50.596.A); a larger middle piece (BR50.596.B); and a smaller top piece (BR50.596.B). It was broken prior to acquisition and was originally made from a single piece of continuous sheet metal.
Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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