Gropius House

Birthday Card: Josef Harwig, 1953

Josef Harwig served as the master of the stone and wood sculpture workshop at the Weimar Bauhaus from 1921-1925. His most significant contributions to the culture and legacy of the Bauhaus include his iconic Bauhaus Chess Set of 1923, as well as the interiors of the Bauhaus building (a collaboration with Oskar Schlemmer). He continued to live and work in Germany until his death in 1956 at the age of 76.