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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Lovis Corinth, German (Tapiau, East Prussia [now Gvardeysk, Russia] 1858 - 1925 Zandvoort, The Netherlands)
Self Portrait
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Black crayon on white wove paper
32.9 x 25 cm (12 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: u. l., in crayon: Lovis Corinth
  • inscription: u. l., in crayon: 30. Mai 1924
  • inscription: on verson, u. l., in graphite: Buchholz
[Curt Valentin Gallery, New York, New York], sold; to Meta and Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Massachusetts (L. 2091), 1953, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1956
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Meta and Paul J. Sachs
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Paul J. Sachs, Modern Prints and Drawings, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. (New York, NY, 1954), pl. 141

Hessisches Landesmuseum, ed., documenta III. Internationale Ausstellung. Handzeichnungen, exh. cat., Hessische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt GmbH (Kassel, Germany, 1964), p. 39, cat. no. 5, p. 41, b/w ill.

Exhibition History

Lovis Corinth, Curt Valentin Gallery, 01/19/1956 - 02/07/1956

documenta III. Internationale Ausstellung, Hessisches Landesmuseum, 06/27/1966 - 10/05/1966

An Exhibition of Lovis Corinth Self Portraits, Smith College Museum of Art, 02/16/1966 - 03/13/1966

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

Deutsche Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts aus dem Busch-Reisinger Museum, Stadtische Galerie im Stadelschen Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, 10/23/1982 - 01/16/1983; Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin 30, 02/10/1983 - 04/17/1983; Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, 05/08/1983 - 06/26/1983

32Q: 1440 Secessionism: Munich, Vienna, Berlin (Expressionism), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/05/2016 - 10/19/2016

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