Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Bauhaus Theater Sequence, Three Frames]

Artist:
Erich Consemüller (German, 1902–1957)
Date:
ca. 1926
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
3.5 x 11.3 cm (1 3/8 x 4 7/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.373
Not on view
Between 1925 and 1929 architect Erich Consemüller made more than three hundred photographs of Bauhaus interiors, workshops, preliminary course work, and theater performances. He gave this sequence of views recording Schlemmer's theater piece Black-White to Werner Siedhoff, who danced one of the parts.
Inscription: Inscribed in blue ink on print, verso LR: "Eigent. Siedhoff"; inscribed in blue ink on print, verso UL: "Jot 17d [number & letter in box, crossed out] 28 [in box]"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso LL: "Consemuller 1"
Werner Siedhoff; [Egidio Marzona, Düsseldorf, Germany]; [Prakapas Gallery, Bronxville, New York]; John C. Waddell (March 27, 1982)

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