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Human Elements in Architecture

Artist:
T. Lux Feininger (American (born Germany), Berlin 1910–2011 Cambridge, Massachusetts)
Date:
ca. 1928
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
8.5 x 11.4 cm (3 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.413
Rights and Reproduction:
© T. Lux Feininger
Not on view
Inscription: Signed in ink on print, verso, LC: "photo Lux Feininger"; signed and inscribed in pencil on print, verso, C: "(C) T. Lux Feininger // Human Elements in // Architecture"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso, CR [sideways]: "96.49"; inscribed in red crayon on print, verso, LL: "[circle] // X"; printed paper label affixed to print, verso, UR: "Germanic Museum [underlined] // LOAN // 96.49 [numbers inscribed in black ink]"; circular auction (?) label affixed to print, verso, LL, inscribed in ink "80"
Lux Feininger; [Prakapas Gallery, Bronxville, New York]; John C. Waddell, New York (November 4, 1980)

Prakapas catalog describes photo as "Bauhaus Terrace"; see enclosed photocopies which identify this as terrace on south side of studio building (from Photography at the Bauhaus, ed. Jeannine Fiedler, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1990, p. 187, cat. no. 285, and p. 201, cat. no. 297).
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