17497 ("Men don't understand their luck ..."), John Elsas
John Elsas
17497 ("Men don't understand their luck ...")
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John Elsas

17497 ("Men don't understand their luck ..."), 1932


Blatt
309 x 236 mm
Inventory Number
16937
Object Number
16937 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
17497 ("Men don't understand their luck ...")
Draughtsman
Period Produced
Object Type
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Monogrammiert und datiert unten rechts (mit der Feder in Schwarz): 1932 / JE; bezeichnet unten: Die Mannsleut verstehen / nicht ihr Glück, / mir bleiben fern / alle Herrn, / und ich hab' sie / furchtbar gern.
Captions Added Later
Verso bezeichnet oben rechts (mit der Feder in Rot): 17497
Verso mittig Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356)
Watermark
  • Nicht geprüft

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main

Work Content

Motifs and References

Iconclass

Primary
  • 31A the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa)
  • 0 Abstract, Non-representational Art
  • 49L12 Roman script; scripts based on the Roman alphabet

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Last update

25.11.2021