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- Théatre grec à Taormine from von Gloeden Postcards series
- Joseph Beuys
- 3-½ × 5-½ inches
- offset lithograph, graphite on paper
- Not on view
- Mixed Media (Multiples)
- Accession Number
- XII/X A.P.
- In pencil front LR “Joseph Beuys”; In pencil front UR “Essenza I”; LR “a.p. XII/X”; other penciled marks and notations [Beuys’s “drawing” of the “Hauptstrom” ink stamp]
- Physical Description
- from von Gloeden Postcards, a series of 13 Italian postcards with photographs by Baron von Gloeden (1856-1931), to which Beuys has made handwritten additions. (On these postcards Beuys made whimsical drawings of the “Hauptstrom stamp” in pencil, rather than using the actual “Hauptstrom” ink stamp.) Walker has only 11 of the postcards (acc. # 92.284.1–.11); “Amicizia” and Maria are missing.
- Credit Line
- Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992