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Zeichnungen zu Leonardo "Codices Madrid" (Drawings for "Codices Madrid" by Leonardo da Vinci)

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Joseph Beuys

Date

1975

Institution Walker Art Center
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Medium: Mixed Media, Multiples, Other | book with 81 granolithographs on paper, one unbound granolithographs on paper , cardboard slipcase
Size: 12.875 x 16 x 1 inches
Culture: German
Style: Fluxus
Inscriptions: In pencil front LR of each of the 12 Granolithographs "Beuys"; In pencil on slipcase front UL, probably not in Beuys' hand "Ex. 733 / 33/100"
Physical Description: This 156-page book contains 81 Granolithographs reproduced from Beuys' drawings for the two sketchbooks, the "Madrid Codices", by Leonardo da Vinci, rediscovered in 1965. Examples 1–100 of the book are accompanied by a portfolio of 12 Granolithographs, 6 of which are not in the book. The Granolithograph sheets are in mounts and each is signed and numbered. Label on book spine reads: Joseph Beuys/Zeichnungen/zu "Codices/Madrid" von/Leonardo/da Vinci.
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
Accession Number: 1992.271.1-.15
Rights: Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Artist: Joseph Beuys, German, 1921 - 1986
Role: Artist
Nationality: German
Life Dates: German, 1921 - 1986
Added to Site: March 1, 2009