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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR40.4
People
Johann Friedrich Overbeck, German (Lübeck, Germany 1789 - 1869 Rome, Italy)
Title
The Five Foolish Virgins Sleeping
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Die Törichten Jungfrauen schlafend
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1860
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/225616
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor, wash, and graphite on tan wove paper
Dimensions
image with border: 41.7 cm (16 7/16 in.)
sheet: 47.9 x 48 x 41.7 cm (18 7/8 x 18 7/8 x 16 7/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Henry Copley Greene
Accession Year
1940
Object Number
BR40.4
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Peter Nisbet and Joseph Koerner, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, ed. Peter Nisbet, Harvard University Art Museums and Scala Publishers Ltd. (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 2007), p. 210

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