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Gulo borealis

Date
1969-1972
Dimensions
12 x 8-1/4 inches
Type
Multiples
Description
Appeared as part of edition "en bloc", cabinet with objects by various artists. (Literal translation of gulo borealis: "the glutton from the north")
Materials
ink, graphite on writing paper
Credit Line
Alfred and Marie Greisinger Collection, Walker Art Center, T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992
Accession Number
1992.255
Inscriptions
In pencil front UM "gulo borealis"; "gulo borealis" [both phrases begin and end with scroll-like symbols; the top phrase is in Joseph Beuys's hand; lower one was written by his son, Wenzeslaus]
Copyright
Copyright Estate of Joseph Beuys / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York