Hamburg Docks

Object Details

Title:

Hamburg Docks

Artist/Maker:

El Lazar Lissitzky (Russian, 1890 - 1941)

Culture:

Russian

Place:

Hamburg, Germany, Europe (Place created)

Date:

1926

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

94.XM.60.3

Dimensions:

8.8 × 13.9 cm (3 7/16 × 5 1/2 in.)

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An industrial landscape of cranes and derricks.

Provenance
- 1941

Estate of El Lazar Lissitzky, Russian, 1890 - 1941, in the artist's collection; by inheritance to his wife, Sophie Lissitzky-Kuppers, 1941.

1941 - 1978

Sophie Lissitzky-Kuppers, by inheritance to her son, Jen Lissitzky, 1978.

1978 - 1991

Mr. Jen Lissitzky, sold to Houk Friedman Gallery, 1991.

1991 - 1994

Houk Friedman Gallery, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1994.

Exhibitions
Monuments of the Future: Designs by El Lissitzky (November 21, 1998 to February 21, 1999)
  • The Getty Research Institute (Los Angeles), November 21, 1998 to February 21, 1999
El Lissitzky: The Experience of Totality (February 14, 2014 to January 25, 2015)
  • Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, February 14 to June 8, 2014
  • Museo Picasso Málaga, June 23 to September 24, 2014
  • Fundació CatalunyaCaixa - La Pedrera (Barcelona), October 20, 2014 to January 25, 2015
Bibliography

Rubio, Oliva Maria. El Lissitzky. La Experiencia de la Totalidad (Madrid: La Fabrica, 2014), p. 70.