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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2007.191
People
Lena Bergner, German (Coburg, Germany 1906 - 1981 Baden Soden, Germany)
Title
Weaving Technique: A (Loom Detail)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1943
Period
Modern
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/321173
Location
Level 3, Room 3610, University Teaching Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink over traces of graphite on cream wove paper
Dimensions
20.9 x 29.8 cm (8 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: in graphite, recto, along R edge: "Lena Bergner, Webtechnik"
  • inscription: in graphite, recto, BL: T-43; TR: 16 [circled]
  • inscription: in black ink, recto, BC: b.) bei geöffnetem Fach--con calada formada abierta [last word crossed out]--formed shed
  • inscription: in graphite, verso, BL: T-34
Provenance
Lena Bergner-Meyer, Mexico City, Mexico, Created, 1943, ?.
Thomas Borgmann, Cologne, Germany, Purchased, Sold, 1980.
Barry Friedman Ltd., New York, NY, Purchased, Sold, 1980.
Karl & Faber, Munich, Germany, Consigned, 2007, Sold, 2007.
Markus Michalke, Munich, Germany, Purchased, 2007, Gift, 2007.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Markus Michalke in honor of Timotheus R. Pohl
Copyright
© Estate of Lena Bergner
Accession Year
2007
Object Number
2007.191
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

The Bauhaus and Harvard, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/08/2019 - 07/28/2019

Artisanal Modernism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/28/2023 - 05/07/2023

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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