Was ist Gravitation? II, A. R. Penck
A. R. Penck
Was ist Gravitation? II
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A. R. Penck

Was ist Gravitation? II, 1984


Dimensions
250.0 x 350.0 cm
Physical Description
Acrylic on canvas
Inventory Number
SG 1273
Acquisition
Acquired in 1991.
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Was ist Gravitation? II (Original Title)
Title Translation
What is Gravitation? 2
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Acrylic on canvas
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert unten rechts: a.r. penck
Bezeichnet unten Mitte: Was ist Gravitation? (What is gravity) 2

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020
Acquisition
Acquired in 1991.

Work Content

Motifs and References

Iconclass

Primary
  • 0 Abstract, Non-representational Art
  • 31A the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa)
  • 31AA the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) - AA - female human figure
Secondary
  • 49D36 circle (~ planimetry, geometry)
  • 48A981 ornament ~ geometric motifs
  • 48A98134 ornament ~ other curved forms
  • 48A98133 ornament ~ spiral and derived from spiral, e.g.: Greek wave
  • 25F3 birds
  • 31A2212 eyes
  • 49L1 letters, alphabet, script
  • 22C4(BLACK) colours, pigments, and paints: black
  • 22C4(WHITE) colours, pigments, and paints: white
Associative
  • 49E222 gravitation
  • 51A Existence and Modes of Existence

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Last update

03.11.2020