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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1997.34
People
Frank Auerbach, British (Berlin born 1931)
Title
Reclining Figure
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
January 1955
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/293027
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Soft black media with extensive rubbing and fixative, glue accretions, on cream wove paper (four pieces joined)
Dimensions
38.1 x 57.5 cm (15 x 22 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, upper right: Auerbach January 1955
  • gallery label: formerly back of frame: ref. numbers: PCA 8912055; 39489.0
Provenance
Frank Auerbach, sold; to Private Collector, New York, New York, 1955, sold; to [Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London], sold; to [Kate Ganz, Ltd., London], sold; to Werner H. Kramarsky, New York, New York, 1994, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1997.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Sarah-Ann and Werner H. Kramarsky
Copyright
© Frank Auerbach, courtesy of Marlborough Fine Art, London
Accession Year
1997
Object Number
1997.34
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Amy Eshoo, ed., 560 Broadway: A New York Drawing Collection at Work, 1991-2006, Fifth Floor Foundation and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New York, 2008), p. 151

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