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Addio a Napoli from the von Gloeden Postcards series


Joseph Beuys



Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
Addio a Napoli from the von Gloeden Postcards series, Joseph Beuys
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Medium: Mixed Media, Multiples, Other | offset lithograph, graphite on paper
Size: 3.5 x 5.5 inches
Culture: German
Style: Fluxus
Inscriptions: In pencil front LR "Joseph Beuys"; In pencil front UM "La rivoluzione siamo Noi"; LR "a.p. VII/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: Collection Walker Art Center; Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
Accession Number: 1992.284.6
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