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Identification and Creation

Object Number
2019.1.27
People
Otto Piene, German (Laasphe, Westphalia, Germany 1928 - 2014 Berlin, Germany)
Title
Untitled (blank, left page); Untitled (seated male figure writing, right page)
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Sketchbook: Childhood Sketches
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
sketchbook page, drawing
Date
1938
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/369780

Physical Descriptions

Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
open (approx.): 14.7 × 42.8 cm (5 13/16 × 16 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Upper left; graphite: 10 Jahre alt
  • inscription: Upper right; graphite: xxxx / xxxx / O. Piene [underlined]
  • inscription: Lower left; graphite: 11.12.1938

Provenance

Recorded Ownership History
Elizabeth Goldring Piene, gift; to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2019.

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Elizabeth Goldring Piene
Copyright
© Otto Piene Estate
Accession Year
2019
Object Number
2019.1.27
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions

Description
Pages 53-54

Subjects and Contexts

  • Animating the Page

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