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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2019.217
People
Carl Grossberg, German (Elberfeld, Germany 1894 - 1940 Compiègne, France)
Title
Composition with Turbine
Other Titles
Title: Komposition mit Turbine
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1929
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/358038
Location
Level 1, Room 1300, Modern and Contemporary Art, Early Modernism
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on wood
Dimensions
59.7 × 69.9 cm (23 1/2 × 27 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r., in blue paint: C. GROSSBERG 29
Provenance
Carl Grossberg, Sommerhausen (1929-1940), by inheritance; to Carl Grossberg Nachlass, Sommerhausen, sold; [through Galerie Hasenclever, Munich, 2010?] to Merrill C. Berman, New York, gift; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2019.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Merrill C. and Dalia S. Berman
Accession Year
2019
Object Number
2019.217
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Melissa Venator, Lynette Roth, and Merrill C. Berman, Carl Grossberg: Works in the Merrill C. Berman Collection, ed. Melissa Venator, Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2018), Cover, p. 10, fig. 1 (detail), p. 54, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

32Q: 1300 Early Modernism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/15/2018 - 10/17/2018; Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/17/2019 - 01/01/2050

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