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Piet Mondrian (Dutch, 1872–1944)
1939-43. Oil on canvas, 57 1/4 x 47 1/4" (145.2 x 120 cm). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. M. Burden
Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.
The artist; Harry Holtzman (Piet Mondrian Estate), New York, 1944 ; sold to John L. Senior, Jr., New York / Danbury, Conn., 1950 ; sold to Sidney Janis, New York, May 24, 1957 ; sold to William A. M. Burden and Margaret Livingston Partridge Burden, New York, June 1957 ; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. M. Burden), 1964.
 Lender to the exhibitions Piet Mondrian, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, March 21-May 13, 1945]; no. 50; Piet Mondriaan, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, November-December, 1946, no. 119; Piet Mondrian, 1872-1944, Kunsthalle Basel, February 6-March 2, 1947, no. 4; Piet Mondrian Paintings 1910 Through 1944, Sidney Janis Gallery New York, October 10-November 12, 1949, no. 28.
 See Robert P. Welsh, and Joop M. Joosten, Piet Mondrian: catalogue raisonné, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998, vol. 2, pp. 417-418, B322. Lender to the exhibitions Piet Mondrian, Sidney Janis Gallery, February 5-March 17, 1951; Selections from 5 New York Private Collections, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 26-September 9, 1951; Some Businessmen Collect Contemporary Art: An Exhibition of Contemporary Paintings by American and European Artists from Private Collections of American Professional and Business Men, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, April 6-27,1952; 50 Years of Mondrian, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, November 2-30, 1953, no. 40; 5 Years of Janis, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, September 29-October 31, 1953 no. 41; Paintings from Private Collections, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, May 31 to September 5, 1955.
 See Robert P. Welsh, and Joop M. Joosten, Piet Mondrian: catalogue raisonné, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998, vol. 2, pp. 417-418, B322.