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Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Title
Filzbriefe (Felt Letters)
Artist
Joseph Beuys, Jürg Brodmann
Date
1974
Dimensions
.1-.5 felt sheets 15.25 × 11 × 0.0625 inches
Materials
ink on felt, ink and offset lithograph on paper
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Type
Mixed Media (Multiples)
Accession Number
1992.252.1-.6
Style
Fluxus
Edition
42/125 (on paper certificate)
Inscriptions
All 5 felt sheets: In colored ink front M “Joseph / Jürg”; N.A.
Physical Description
.1 felt sheet printed at top in yellow ink: FUNDAZIUN PER PROMOVER IGL ART (Foundation for the Promotion of the Arts); phrase is repeated 3 times in smaller letters on a line below, left to right, in German, French, Italian.2 felt sheet printed at top in blue ink: FONDAZIONE PER L'INCREMENTO DELLE ARTI (Foundation for the Promotion of the Arts); phrase is repeated 3 times in smaller letters on a line below, left to right, in English, German, French.3 felt sheet printed at top in yellow ink: STIFTUNG ZUR FOERDERUNG DER KUENSTE (Foundation for the Promotion of the Arts); phrase is repeated 3 times in smaller letters on a line below, left to right, in French, Italian, English.4 felt sheet printed at top in green ink: FOUNDATION FOR THE PROMOTION OF THE ARTS; phrase is repeated 3 times in smaller letters on a line below, left to right, in German, French, Italian.5 felt sheet printed at top in red ink: FONDATION POUR L'ENCOURAGEMENT DES ARTS (Foundation for the Promotion of the Arts); phrase is repeated 3 times in smaller letters on a line below, left to right, in Italian, English, German.6 paper certificate, signed by both Joseph Beuys and Jürg Brodmann; dated 10. Dezember 1973, and numbered IV/2.3–042/125
Printer
N.A.
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992