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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1957.101
People
Piet Mondrian, Dutch (Amersfoort, The Netherlands 1872 - 1944 New York, N.Y.)
Title
Vase with Dahlias
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
before 1919
Culture
Dutch
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black chalk on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
36.8 x 34 cm (14 1/2 x 13 3/8 in.)
Corner was repaired: without corner 34 cm, with corner attached 34.5 cm.
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: L.l., black chalk: Piet Mondriaan
  • inscription: L.l. corner, graphite: Given to me in his studio in Holland 1918
Provenance
Gift of the artist to Mrs. J. Rudolf Katz, Manchester, New Hampshire, 1918. [Swetzoff Gallery, Boston, 1957], sold; to Fogg Art Museum, 1957.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Friends of the Fogg Art Museum Fund
Copyright
© 2003 Mondrian/Holtzman Trust
Accession Year
1957
Object Number
1957.101
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Four Centuries of Still Life, exh. cat., Allentown Art Museum (Allentown, PA, 1959), fig. 64, no. 69

Agnes Mongan, Mondrian's Flowers, Miscellanea, I.Q. van Regteren Altena (Amsterdam, 1969), 16-V-1969, p. 397, fig. 10

Nathan Goldstein, A Guide to 100 American and European Drawings: A Portfolio, Prentice-Hall (Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1982), pl. 62

Joop M. Joosten and Robert Welsh, Piet Mondrian: Catalogue Raisonné, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, 1998), no. C105, p. 491, repr.

Exhibition History

Flowers in February, a Check List of the Exhibition Held February 19-March 9, 1962, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton

Introduction to Harvard University, Isetan Department Store, Tokyo, 04/01/1974 - 04/30/1974

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