T. Lux Feininger
Metallic Party*. Profile study Georg Hartmann with a party hat
Metallisches Fest. Profilstudie Georg Hartmann mit Aluminiumhut zum Fest
1929, in Dessau
1. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Inv. Nr.: 85.XP.260.190, gelatin silver print, 117 x 86 mm. Verso inscr.: 6, XII, 14, and Inv. Nr.
Copy prints known:
I. Private collection, later print, Kodak paper, 203 x 254 mm. Verso inscr.: 85.XP.260.190, FEININGER, T. LUX
TLF: "[Photo] By me. Profile study of Georg Hartmann wearing an aluminum hat made by the Bauhaus metal workshop as part of costume to be worn for the 'Metallische Fest' of 1929"
Scheper: "Metallic Party (Metallisches Fest) is the motto of the traditional Bauhaus carneval celebrated on 9 February 1929. In retrospect it is referred to as the most wonderful."
* [209, p. 185]
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