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Z vi


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Hungarian (Bacsborsod, Hungary 1895 - 1946 Chicago, Ill., USA)
Z vi, 1925
Painting
Hungarian
,
20th century
Oil on canvas
95.2 x 75.6 cm (37 1/2 x 29 3/4 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, The Fredric Wertham Collection, Gift of his wife Hesketh
, 1987.78
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Marks
inscription: verso, u.l., black, in artist's hand: L MOHOLY-NAGY
inscription: verso, c., black, in artist's hand
inscription: verso, l.r., black, in artist's hand: Zvi
Provenance
[Valentine Gallery, New York]. Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., New York, sold, 1945. Frederic Wertham, gift; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1987.

Footnotes: The work was included in an auction of the Chrysler collection (Parke-Bernet, New York, 22 March 1945, cat. no. 102). It is not known whether the work passed directly to the Wertham collection from this auction.
Exhibition History
Re-View: European and American Art Since 1900, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/03/2011 - 06/01/2013