Julius Bissier

16 June 1961 K

June 16, 1961

In 1953, the German painter and draughtsman Julius Bissier began to paint compositions in egg-and-oil tempera, which he called "miniatures." They are populated by entities which, though abstract, seem to allude to man-made objects and forms from nature. Like still lifes, they are infused with symbolic undercurrents.

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Artist Julius Bissier
Original Title 16.6.61 K
Date June 16, 1961
Medium Egg and oil tempera on cotton primed canvas
Dimensions 13.8 x 23.5 cm
Credit line Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, Hannelore B. and Rudolph B. Schulhof Collection, bequest of Hannelore B. Schulhof, 2012
Accession 2012.26
Collection Schulhof Collection
Type Work on paper

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