Festspielhaus Hellerau [Hellerau Theatre House]

 
Festspielhaus Hellerau [Hellerau Theatre House]
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  • Title :     Festspielhaus Hellerau [Hellerau Theatre House]
  • Artist:     Rudolf Erbhardt Artist
  • Accession:     84.4.221
  • Country:     Germany
  • Date:     1930 1939
  • Dimensions:     Inches 15-3/4 12 Dimensions, sheet Inches 9-15/16 7-3/4 Dimensions, plate, Centimeters 40.0 30.5 Dimensions, sheet Centimeters 25.2 19.7 Dimensions, plate
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Subject:     Theatres/Theatre Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.4.221.JPG
  • Tags:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Ink on paper etching of the Hellerau Theater, located in Dresden, Germany; built in 1911, it was an important as an early modern theater through the rise of the German Nazi party; at the beginning of World War II, the Festipiehaus was commandeered by the Nazis and turned into a police academy; image depicts the facade of a classical multi-storied building with six large columns.