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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2004.18
People
László Moholy-Nagy, American (Bacsborsod, Hungary 1895 - 1946 Chicago, Ill., USA)
Title
Photogram
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1925-26
Period
Modern
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/69836
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gelatin silver print
Technique
Photogram
Dimensions
image: 17.8 x 23.7 cm (7 x 9 5/16 in.)
standard frame: 39.7 x 49.8 cm (15 5/8 x 19 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, t.c., graphite, in artist's hand: arrow pointing to edge of print.
  • inscription: verso, l.c., graphite, in artist's hand: arrow pointing to edge of print
Provenance
Herbert Molderings, Cologne, Germany, Sale, 2004.
Helmut Franke, Gift, 1946.
Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, Chicago, IL, Inheritance, 1946, Gift, 1946.
László Moholy-Nagy, Dessau, Germany, Created, 1925, Left to Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, 1946.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Heyne 2009 fgm 103
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Purchase in part through the Edmee Busch Greenough Fund for the Busch Reisinger Museum and through the generosity of Dr. Werner and Maren Otto in honor of Timotheus R. Pohl
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
2004.18
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

László Moholy-Nagy and Dr. Herbert Molderings, László Moholy-Nagy, Nathan (Paris, France, 1998), no. 26

Peter Nisbet and Joseph Koerner, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, ed. Peter Nisbet, Harvard University Art Museums and Scala Publishers Ltd. (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 2007), p. 120

Gu Zheng, "Documentary and Representative: Harvard Art Museums' Photography Collections (Part Two)", Chinese Photography (Beijing, China, 2018), 468, pp. 128-135, p. 133, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

HAA 1 Survey Course: Survey of World Art: Modern Art, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/23/2005 - 07/31/2005

HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 08 Rotation 3), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/20/2008 - 02/08/2009

Re-View: S426A (Large Niche) #2: CB30 Photography and Society & HAA172w American Art and Modernity, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 10/09/2009 - 01/10/2010

32Q: 1520 Art in Germany Between the Wars (Interwar and Bauhaus), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/04/2016 - 08/10/2016

The Bauhaus and Harvard, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/08/2019 - 07/28/2019

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

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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