The Provenance Research Project
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Provenance Research Project
The Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53 Street
New York, N.Y. 10019
Theo van Doesburg (Christian Emil Marie Küpper) (Dutch, 1883–1931)
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