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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1981.193
People
Max Bill, Swiss (Winterthur, Switzerland 1908 - 1994 Berlin, Germany)
Title
Square from Nine Rectangles
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1944
Culture
Swiss
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/227526
Location
Level 3, Room 3610, University Teaching Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions
36.2 x 36.2 cm (14 1/4 x 14 1/4 in.)
frame: 37.8 x 37.8 x 3 cm (14 7/8 x 14 7/8 x 1 3/16 in.)
Outer frame with Optium glazing: 41.9 x 41.9 x 7 cm (16 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)
Provenance
Max Bill, Zurich, Switzerland, sold; to Stanley Marcus, Dallas, Texas, 1960, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1981.

NOTE: Provenance provided by donor.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Marcus
Copyright
© Estate of Max Bill / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1981
Object Number
1981.193
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Marco Meneguzzo, ed., Bruno Munari, exh. cat., Fundación Juan March (Madrid, 2022), p. 66, fig. 2, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

32Q: 1100 60’s Experiment, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/07/2017 - 10/12/2017

Max Bill (1908-1994), Fundación Juan March, Madrid, 10/16/2015 - 01/17/2016

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

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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