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El Lissitzky. Proun 19D. 1920 or 1921

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Proun 19D

El Lissitzky (Russian, 1890–1941)

1920 or 1921. Gesso, oil, varnish, crayon, colored papers, sandpaper, graph paper, cardboard, metallic paint, and metal foil on plywood, 38 3/8 x 38 1/4" (97.5 x 97.2 cm). Katherine S. Dreier Bequest

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

172.1953

Acquired by Katherine S. Dreier (1877-1952), New York and West Redding, CT, 1922 [1]; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1953 (Katherine S. Dreier Bequest).
[1] Dreier purchased the work from the Erste Russische Kunstausstellung, Galerie van Diemen, Berlin, October 15-end of December, 1922 (no. 122: Proun 19D).

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