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Unterirdische Stadt (Plan), Nach dem Bilde des Gekreuzigten (Grundriss) (Underground City [Plan], After the Image of the Crucified [Groundplan]), 1983/88

1983/1988 (?)
Hermann Nitsch (Austrian, born in 1938)


Overall: 96.5 x 79 cm (38 x 31 1/8 in.) Framed: 121.9 x 105.1 x 8.9 cm (48 x 41 3/8 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Screenprint, printed three times, with hand additions in oil pastel on canvas stained with animal blood (during a ritualistic performance)

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings




In blue oil pastel, l.l.: "hermann nitsch 1988/ handüberzeichnet"; in black ink, l.r.: "C Nitsch/ 1983 38/50".

Credit Line

Ernest W. Longfellow Fund


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