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Piet Mondrian. Trafalgar Square. 1939-43

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Trafalgar Square

Piet Mondrian (Dutch, 1872–1944)

Date:
1939-43
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
57 1/4 x 47 1/4" (145.2 x 120 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. M. Burden
MoMA Number:
510.1964

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist; Harry Holtzman (Piet Mondrian Estate), New York, 1944 [1]; sold to John L. Senior, Jr., New York / Danbury, Conn., 1950 [2]; sold to Sidney Janis, New York, May 24, 1957 [3]; sold to William A. M. Burden and Margaret Livingston Partridge Burden, New York, June 1957 [4]; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. M. Burden), 1964.
[1] 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.
[2] 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.
[3] See Robert P. Welsh, and Joop M. Joosten, Piet Mondrian: catalogue raisonné, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998, vol. 2, pp. 417-418, B322.
[4] Ibid.

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