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Theo van Doesburg (Christian Emil Marie Küpper). Rhythm of a Russian Dance. June 1918

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Rhythm of a Russian Dance

Theo van Doesburg (Christian Emil Marie Küpper) (Dutch, 1883–1931)

June 1918
Oil on canvas
53 1/2 x 24 1/4" (135.9 x 61.6 cm)
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Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist, Holland and France. 1918 - 1931
Nelly (a.k.a. Petro) van Doesburg (the artist’s widow), Paris. 1931 - 1946
Gallery Art of this Century / Peggy Guggenheim, New York (agent for Nelly van Doesburg). 1946
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired from Nelly van Doesburg through Peggy Guggenheim, 1946

Rythme plastique d’une danse
Danse russe
[Rythme d’une danse russe]

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