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László Moholy-Nagy. Yellow Circle. 1921

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Yellow Circle

László Moholy-Nagy (American, born Hungary. 1895–1946)

Oil on canvas
53 1/8 x 45" (135 x 114.3 cm)
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The Riklis Collection of McCrory Corporation
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Ida Bienert (1870-1965), Dresden, by 1933 [1]; Estate of Ida Bienert, 1965; sold to Marlborough Gallery, London, July 30, 1968 [2]; acquired by the McCrory Corporation (Meshulam Riklis), October 31, 1969; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1983 (The Riklis Collection of McCrory Corporation).
[1] See Will Grohmann, Die Sammlung Ida Bienert, Dresden, Potsdam: Mu¨ller & I. Kiepenheuer, 1933, no. 71. See also Heike Biedermann, “Ida Bienert – Avantgarde als Lebensgefühl,” Heike Biedermann, Ulrich Bischoff and Mathias Wagner, eds., Von Monet bis Mondrian: Meisterwerke der Moderne aus Dresdner Privatsammlungen der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts. Exh. cat. Dresden: Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, 2006, p. 76
[2] Included in the exhibition Moholy-Nagy, Marlborough Fine Art, London, September 1968 (no. 9).

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