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July 27, 1959
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.
|Original Title||27.Juli 59|
|Date||July 27, 1959|
|Medium||Egg and oil tempera on primed cotton canvas|
|Dimensions||18.2 x 22.6 cm|
|Credit line||Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, Hannelore B. and Rudolph B. Schulhof Collection, bequest of Hannelore B. Schulhof, 2012|
|Type||Work on paper|