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Oskar Schlemmer. Bauhaus Stairway. 1932

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Bauhaus Stairway

Oskar Schlemmer (German, 1888–1943)

Oil on canvas
63 7/8 x 45" (162.3 x 114.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Philip Johnson
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist, Breslau, Germany. Until 1933
Philip Johnson, New York. Purchased in Stuttgart, March 1933 - 1942 (on extended loan to MoMA 1933-1942)
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Philip Johnson, December 1942

Bauhaus Staircase
Bauhaus Steps

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