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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.534
People
Adolph Menzel, German (Breslau, Prussia [now Wroclav, Poland] 1815 - 1905 Berlin, Germany)
Title
Head of a Bearded Man Facing Right
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1893
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297825
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite and black ink, with touches of white, on cream wove paper
Dimensions
18.3 x 11.6 cm (7 3/16 x 4 9/16 in.)
Provenance
[Scott and Fowles, New York]; acquired from them by Grenville L. Winthrop, April 1923 ($350); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.534
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Annette Schlagenhauff, Adolph Menzel: Works in Harvard Collections, Busch-Reisinger Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1991), pp. 28-29

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New York, 2003), cat. no. 137, repr. (color)

Exhibition History

19th-Century German Drawings and Watercolors, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 07/01/1981 - 08/31/1981

German Art of the Latter 19th Century, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 11/08/1982 - 12/31/1982

From the Realists to the Expressionists: Works on Paper by Central European Artists from 1870 to 1918, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 03/14/1983 - 04/29/1983

19th-Century Drawings from the Permanent Collection, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 09/01/1983 - 10/09/1983

A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004

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