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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2012.272
People
Edvard Munch, Norwegian (Loiten, Norway 1863 - 1944 Ekely, Norway)
Title
Woman's Head against the Shore
Other Titles
Former Title: Girl's Head on the Shore
Original Language Title: Kvinnehode mot stranden
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1899
Culture
Norwegian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/343043
Location
Level 3, Room 3600, University Research Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodcut printed in red and three different colors of green ink on tan wove paper
Technique
Woodcut
Dimensions
image: 46.5 x 41.2 cm (18 5/16 x 16 1/4 in.)
sheet: 58 x 47 cm (22 13/16 x 18 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower margin below right corner of block, graphite

    : Edv Munch / Edv. Munch
  • inscription: lower right corner of sheet: 72
  • inscription: lower margin, to left, brown ink: [An extensive inscription in brown ink has been eradicated to the point of illegibility.]
  • inscription: verso, graphite: ho26 [underlined]
Provenance
[Sotheby's, New York], sold; to Philip and Lynn Straus (1985-2012); Lynn Straus, gift; to the Harvard Art Museums, 2012.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/ii
Standard Reference Number
Woll 152, Schiefler 129
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Lynn G. Straus in memory of Philip A. Straus
Copyright
© The Munch Museum / The Munch-Ellingsen Group / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
2012
Object Number
2012.272
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

States of Play: Prints from Rembrandt to Delsarte, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/2021 - 01/02/2022

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