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The Night (Farbform “Die Nacht”)

20th century
452 x 300 mm (17.8 x 11.8 in.)

Lothar Schreyer, German, (1886–1966)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph with hand painting in blue, white, and yellow watercolor on thin transparent buff paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: Costume Design 2 for the play Kindersterben, probably a proof outside the edition of 110; the print was published in Bauhaus Mappenwerk I, Neue Europaische Graphik, 1921, issued in 1922
Marks: Inscribed in pencil, center: “Farbform ‘Die Nacht’ aus Bühnenwerk ‘Kindsterben’ 1920”; stamped in brown, lower right: artist’s monogram; embossed with Bauhaus blindstamp, lower left
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Acquired by the donor in 1981 from R.M. Light & Co., Inc.
Bibliography: Catalogue Söhn, 1: 101–14; Heinz Peters, Die Bauhaus-Mappen, p. 35, no. 1/14; see Alice Adam Gallery catalog (Fall–Winter 1991–1992), cat. no. 56; see donor file.
Credit Line: Gift of Ellen G. D’Oench (BA Wesleyan 1973, Trustee 1977–1979, DAC Curator 1979–1998), 1995
Accession Number: 1995.37.1

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This object has the following keywords:
  • Bauhaus
  • clothing and dress - From TGM with ampersand:
  • night
  • night scenes
  • nonrepresentational art - Art which presents a visual form with no specific reference to anything outside itself. With regard to 20th-century art, use "Nonobjective." [May 1993 related term added.]
  • theater (discipline) - Use for the professionally oriented study of theater, involving training, practice, and study in the processes of doing theater. For the academically oriented study of theater, use "drama." [August 1995 descriptor changed, was "theater". April 1993 related term added.]

Location Latitude: German, Longitude: D'Oench

  • sheet Dimensions: 452 x 300 mm (17.8 x 11.8 in.)

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