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Title
Fettbriefe (Fat Letters)
Artist
Joseph Beuys
Date
1973
Dimensions
12.125 × 16.125 × 1 inches
Materials
five sheets of letter paper treated with fat; with certificate
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Type
Mixed Media (Multiples)
Accession Number
1992.272.1-.29
Style
Fluxus
Edition
7/125
Inscriptions
Each sheet of stationery with Foundation name in offset text (.1, .6, .11, .16, .21), in ink front LR “Joseph Beuys”; certificate (.27) in ink front M “Jürg Brodmann / Joseph Beuys” [Brodmann signed twice, as “creator” and along with Beuys under the term “Foundation Advisers”; Each sheet of stationery with Foundation name in offset text (.1, .6, .11, .16, .21), in pencil reverse LR “IV/2.2–007/125”; blank sheet #92.272.5, in pencil reverse LL “I7”; blank sheet #92.272.10, in pencil reverse LL “R7”; blank sheet #92.272.15, in pencil reverse LL “E7”; blank sheet #92.272.20, in pencil reverse LL “D7”; blank sheet #92.272.25, in pencil reverse LL “F7”; certificate (.27), in ink front M “IV 2.3–007/125” / 10 Dezember 1973 2013"; in pencil on certificate reverse LL “7”; certificate is stamped in ink reverse LM with Edition Staeck stamp.
Physical Description
Appeared for the creation of the “Foundation for the Promotion of the Arts”, Basel..1-.5, five sheets of stationery with fat, grouped togethe
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N.A.
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992