Self-Portrait (Wols grimacing)

Object Details

Title:

Self-Portrait (Wols grimacing)

Artist/Maker:

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

Culture:

French

Place:

Cassis, France, Europe (Place created)

Date:

negative: 1940–1941; print: 1976

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

84.XM.140.194

Dimensions:

15.2 × 14.8 cm (6 × 5 13/16 in.)

Copyright:

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

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Portrait of Wols, facing the camera with his eyes partially closed. His mouth is open and grimacing.

Provenance
1976 - 1984

Printed by Georg Heusch, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.

Bibliography

Glozer, Laszlo. Wols Photograph (Bern: Das Kunstmuseum, 1978), p. 108, pl. 191.

Wols, with an essay by Franz-Joachim Verspohl, exh. cat. (Koln: Galerie Karsten Greve, 1998, p. 7.

Mehring, Christine. Wols Photographs (Cambridge, Mass.: Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1999), p. 55, no. 15.

Becker, Astrid and Joseph N. Newland, eds. Wols: Retrospective, exh. cat. (Bremen: Kunsthalle Bremen, 2013), p. 6, pl. 36.