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Essence

Artist:
Anselm Kiefer (German, born Donaueschingen, 1945)
Date:
1975
Medium:
Watercolor, acrylic, and ballpoint pen on paper
Dimensions:
11 3/4 x 15 5/8 in. (29.8 x 39.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Barnett Newman Foundation Gift, 1995
Accession Number:
1995.14.16
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed (in watercolor, lower center): ESSENZ; (lower left): für Julia; (on nine areas of white acrylic in ballpoint pen): Ek-sistenz
Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf. "Anselm Kiefer," March 24–May 5, 1984, no. 107.

ARC/Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. "Anselm Kiefer," May 11–June 21, 1984, no. 107.

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. "Anselm Kiefer," July 31–September 30, 1984, no. 107.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Anselm Kiefer: Works on Paper in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," December 15, 1998–March 21, 1999, no. 20.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Broken Flowers and Grass: Nature and Landscape in the Drawings of Anselm Kiefer," March 24–August 2, 2009, no catalogue.

Nan Rosenthal in "Recent Acquisitions: A Selection 1994–1995." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 53 (Autumn 1995), p. 68.

Nan Rosenthal. Anselm Kiefer: Works on Paper in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1998, pp. 52–54, no. 20, ill. (color).



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