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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Anni Albers, American (Berlin 1899 - 1994 Orange, Conn.)
Design for a Jacquard Weaving
Work Type
Persistent Link
Level 3, Room 3610, University Teaching Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Black ink, transparent and opaque watercolor and graphite on cream wove paper
image: 25.8 x 16.3 cm (10 3/16 x 6 7/16 in.)
sheet: 34.3 x 28.6 cm (13 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.)
standard frame: 49.8 x 39.7 cm (19 5/8 x 15 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: l.l., typed: Anni Albers III.1926 // design for jaquard weaving
  • stamp: l.l., underneath label, embossed stamp: ...RS HAMMER
  • stamp: On verso, u.r. in black ink: Albers Dessau // Stresemann Allee 2
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Anni Albers
© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
Object Number
Modern and Contemporary Art
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Publication History

Josef Helfenstein, ed., Josef und Anni Albers : Europa und Amerika, exh. cat., DuMont (Cologne, Germany, 1998), p. 41, cat. no. 14

Nicholas Fox Weber and Pandora Tabatabai Asbaghi, Anni Albers, exh. cat., Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York, NY, 1999), no. 10

Nicholas Fox Weber and Martin Filler, Josef and Anni Albers: Designs for Living, exh. cat., Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and Merrell Publishers Ltd. (London and New York, 2004), cat. no. 4, p. 61, color illus.

Exhibition History

From Werkbund to Bauhaus: Art and Design in Germany 1900-1934, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 05/12/1980 - 04/26/1980

20th-Century Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 09/07/1981 - 11/11/1981

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

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

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

Josef and Anni Albers - Europe and America, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, 11/06/1998 - 01/31/1999

Anni Albers, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, 03/24/1999 - 05/24/1999

Josef and Anni Albers: Designs for Living, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, 10/01/2004 - 02/27/2005

32Q: 1520 Art in Germany Between the Wars (Interwar and Bauhaus), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/16/2015 - 02/24/2016

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

Artisanal Modernism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/28/2023 - 05/07/2023

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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