Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.467
People
Hans Thoma, German (Bernau im Schwarzwald, Germany 1839 - 1924 Karlsruhe, Germany)
Title
The Sower I (black)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Sämann I
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1897
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/339529
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Aluminograph (black) on tan wove paper
Technique
Lithograph
Dimensions
image: 48.5 x 38.6 cm (19 1/8 x 15 3/16 in.)
sheet: 52.2 x 40 cm (20 9/16 x 15 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: signed in print, lower left, red colored pencil: Hans Thoma
  • inscription: printed in print, lower right: HT [monogram] / 1897
  • inscription: print margin, lower left below image, graphite: Saemann
  • inscription: print margin, lower left below image, graphite: signed [with arrow pointing to signature] / 5 / 9x [underlined]
  • inscription: print margin, lower center below image, graphite: B 84. H. Thoma
  • inscription: print margin, lower right below image, graphite: W24
  • inscription: print margin, upper right above image, graphite: 13 [or 23]
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: N1097 [?]
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: Saemann
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: 45.-
Provenance
Hermann Bünemann, Munich, Germany, gift; to Wolfgang and Emmerich Bünemann, Munich, Germany, gift; to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2011.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Beringer 84
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Wolfgang and Emmerich Bünemann, in honor of their father Hermann Bünemann
Accession Year
2011
Object Number
2011.467
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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