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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2016.103
People
Carl Strüwe, German (Bielefeld, Germany 1898 - 1988 Bielefeld, Germany)
Title
White above Floating Grey. Cross Section of Whalebone. (Balaena mysticetus).
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Greenland Whale. Cross Section of Whalebone (Balaena mysticetus)
Original Language Title: Weiss über Grau schwebend. Fischbein vom Wal (Balaena mysticus).
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1926, printed 1960s-70s
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/355623
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
18.1 × 12.9 cm (7 1/8 × 5 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: On verso, in graphite: 1-001, 1926, 2/8 / CSt 001
  • stamp: On verso, in purple ink: CARL STRUWE / BIELEFELD / DITFURTHSTR. 39c
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 1-001
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
2016.103
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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