Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.705
People
Peter Blume, American (Smorgon, Russia 1906 - 1992 New Milford, CT)
Title
Skull, for "Passage to Etna"
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1955
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308583
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink and gray wash on cream laid paper, mounted to brown wove paper
Dimensions
mount: 31.9 x 39.5 cm (12 9/16 x 15 9/16 in.)
actual: 20.9 x 28 cm (8 1/4 x 11 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black ink, l.l.: P. BLUME 1955
  • inscription: verso, l.l., graphite: Skull
  • inscription: verso, l.r., graphite: 200
Provenance
Mrs. Edward L. Holsten, New York New York, gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1960.

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Edward L. Holsten, in memory of her husband, Edward Lawrence Holsten, class of 1922
Copyright
© Peter Blume Estate / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.705
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Pinholes at all corners.
Publication History

Robert Cozzolino, ed., Peter Blume: Nature and Metamorphosis, exh. cat., Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Philadelphia, 2014), p. 251, fig. 112, ill.

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