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Theo van Doesburg (Christian Emil Marie Küpper). Composition VIII (The Cow). c. 1918

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Composition VIII (The Cow)

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

c. 1918
Oil on canvas
14 3/4 x 25" (37.5 x 63.5 cm)
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist, Holland and France, c. 1917 - 1931
Nelly (a.k.a. Petro) van Doesburg (the artist’s widow), Paris. 1931 – 1948
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchased from Mrs. Van Doesburg, 1948

Composition (The Cow)

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