The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Stairs and banister]

Object Details

Title:

[Stairs and banister]

Artist/Maker:

Wols (French, born Germany, 1913 - 1951)
Georg Heusch

Culture:

French

Place:

Cassis, France (Place Created)

Date:

negative: 1940–1941; print: 1976

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

84.XM.140.158

Dimensions:

16.7 × 17 cm (6 9/16 × 6 11/16 in.)

Copyright:

© Wols/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris

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Object Description

View of a stone staircase and banister. Light is reflecting off of the banister while the staircase is primarily in shadow. The beach and ocean is visible beyond the staircase.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Volker Kahmen & Georg Heusch, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.