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Theo van Doesburg (Christian Emil Marie Küpper). Simultaneous Counter-Composition. 1929-30

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Simultaneous Counter-Composition

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

Oil on canvas
19 3/4 x 19 5/8" (50.1 x 49.8 cm)
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The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist, 1929 – 1931
Nelly (a.k.a. Petro) van Doesburg (the artist’s widow), Paris. 1931 – 1951
John Senior, Jr. Purchased from Nelly van Doesburg, 1951 - 1952
Sidney Janis, New York. Purchased from John Senior, Jr., 1952 – March 1953
Dr. and Mrs. Norman F. Laskey, Mount Kisco, N.Y. Purchased from Janis, March 1953 – June 1961
Sidney and Harriet Janis, New York. Purchased from Laskey, June 1961 – 1967
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection, 1967

Simultaneous Contra-Composition

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