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The Book, (1979-1985)

Anselm Kiefer, German, b. Donaueschingen, 1945

Oil, lead, photographic paper, straw, and fabric on canvas, 130 x 217 5/8 in. (330.2 x 552.7 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Thomas M. Evans, Jerome L. Greene, Joseph H. Hirshhorn, and Sydney and Frances Lewis Purchase Fund, 1985

Accession Number: 85.27

Provenance:
The artist, Hornbach, West Germany, to 25 November 1985
Thomas M. Evans, Jerome L. Greene, Joseph H. Hirshhorn, and Sydney and Frances Lewis Purchase Fund, 1985

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Anselm Kiefer: Heaven and Earth," 18 June-10 September 2006, pp. 134, 178; color ill. p. 137. [organized by: MODERN ART MUSEUM OF FORT WORTH; work did not tour.]
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Over, Under, Next: Experiments in Mixed Media, 1913-Present," 18 April-8 September 2013, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection," 16 October 2014-24 April 2016, no cat.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, European Contemporary