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Geometric Forms in Space

Alexander (Sándor) Bortnyik (Hungarian, 1893–1976)

Oil on canvas
18 1/4 x 23 5/8" (46.4 x 60 cm)
Credit Line:
The Riklis Collection of McCrory Corporation
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist, Weimar/Budapest, until at least 1969 [1]. W. Holstein, by 1972 [2]; Meshulam Riklis, New York; given to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1983 (The Riklis Collection of McCrory Corporation).
[1] Included in the exhibition Bortnyik Sandor Kiallitasa, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest (March-April, 1969), cat. no. 16 (Collection of the artist).
[2] Included in the exhibition Sandor Bortnyik: Ölbilder, Gouachen, Zeichnungen, Cologne: Galerie Gmurzynska and Bargera (June 15-June 30, 1972), cat. no. 28 (Collection W. Holstein).

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