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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2016.101
People
Carl Strüwe, German (Bielefeld, Germany 1898 - 1988 Bielefeld, Germany)
Title
Conical Shape. Crystal of Said Hippuric Acid Compound.
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Kegelform. Kristallbild der Hippursäure.
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1927, printed 1945-56
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/355621
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gelatin silver print
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
17.1 × 13 cm (6 3/4 × 5 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: On verso, in graphite: 1-002, 1927, 2/8 / Hippursaure 180x zolarifisf (illegible) / CSt 002
  • stamp: On verso, in purple ink: STRUWE / BIELEFELD / AM SCHILDHOF 12
  • label: On plastic protective sleeve, removed: Carl Strüwe / Conical SHape (Crystal of Said Hippuric Acid Compound), 1927 / Gelatin silver print, printed 1945-1956 / 6.75h x 5.25w in / Edition 2 of 8; Titled and stamped by photographer verso / CSt002
Provenance
[Steven Kasher Gallery, New York], sold; to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2016.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
2/8
Standard Reference Number
Gottfried Jäger 1-002
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Antonia Paepcke DuBrul Fund
Copyright
© Carl Strüwe / Steven Kasher Gallery
Accession Year
2016
Object Number
2016.101
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Lynette Roth, Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2018), pp. 333-334, fig. 1, ill. (b/w)

Exhibition History

White Shadows: Anneliese Hager and the Camera-less Photograph, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/04/2022 - 07/31/2022

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