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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M3027
People
Otto Heinrich Strohmeyer, German (Lahr/Baden, Germany 1895 - 1967)
Title
Idea Vincit
Other Titles
Alternate Title: IDEA
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1926
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/260138
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Linocut
Dimensions
block: 20 x 29.8 cm (7 7/8 x 11 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Strohmeyer
Provenance
Possibly Aby Warburg, gift; to Paul Sachs, 1927, gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, September 8, 1926.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Paul J. Sachs
Accession Year
1926
Object Number
M3027
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Dorothea McEwan, Idea Vincit: :a volante e vittoriosa idea: una commissione artistica di Aby Warburg, Lo sguardo di Giano: Aby Warburg fra tempo e memoria (Turin, Italy, 2004), p. 369, fig. 9

Fernando Esposito, Fascism, Aviation and Mythical Modernity, Palgrave Macmillan Ltd (Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, 2015), p. 71, fig. 1.2, ill. (b/w)

Ondřej Váša, "Phaeton, May the Earth Be Light upon You. Aby Warburg's Aviatic Hope on the Pages of the Mnemosyne Atlas", Impossible Heroes: Icarus and Phaeton as the Emblematic Figures of Modern Man, National Gallery in Prague (Prague, 2020), pp. 82-84, 139, fig. 12, ill.

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